Introduction round?

Paul Cutler pcutler at
Fri Mar 7 07:40:02 PST 2008

Hi, I'm Paul Cutler and I'm the Community Manager for Foresight, and
do a little contribution to GNOME upstream.

I'm looking forward to cross-distro co-operation, thanks for setting
up this list!


On Fri, Mar 7, 2008 at 9:00 AM, Daniel Leidert
<daniel.leidert.spam at> wrote:
> Am Freitag, den 07.03.2008, 10:34 +0100 schrieb Vincent Untz:
>  > Since it's hard to know who's here right now, maybe we can make some
>  > introduction round?
>  So then.
>  I'm Daniel Leidert, Debian maintainer for a lot of (Docbook) XML/SGML
>  related packages for which bug fixes and improvements are normally of
>  cross-distribution interest.
>  I share the idea, that we should improve (and find new ways of) our
>  co-operation to let our users profit from the co-operation. Normally
>  users profit from maintainers sending their patches to upstream to get
>  issues fixed upstream. But there are many examples of packages not
>  having any upstream anymore or having upstream authors, that work slowly
>  or make releases only in long intervals. In such cases, I hope we can
>  improve the situation for our users. Now putting the maintainer hat on I
>  also hope, maintainers will benefit from reducing duplicated efforts
>  (FACK to Hans de Goede).
>  Regards, Daniel
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