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Re: [REQUEST] Please upgrade irssi (0.8.17)

I use irssi and consider it a really good IRC client.  An update would
be nice when the maintainer has the interest and the time.


On Sat, Oct 25, 2014 at 11:59 PM, Alive <> wrote:
> On 10/26/2014 2:23 AM, Marco Atzeri wrote:
>> On 10/25/2014 8:35 PM, Alive wrote:
>>> Does anyone use irssi on cygwin?
>>> It seems that irssi package is never upgraded.
>>> Latest version is 0.8.17. It released on Oct 11 and still no package
>>> upgrade after two weeks (skipping 0.8.16 which is missed a long way ago).
>>> I don't expect irssi package maintainers to abandon their duty and be
>>> irresponsible after volunteering themselves as package maintainers.
>> cool down, please. "irresponsible" is a strong comment.
>> irssi was not upgraded upstream for years so probably
>> it is not on top of Kostya's list, assuming he has
>> spare time to dedicate and he is still around.
>> Regards
>> Marco
> Apologize for my rudeness.
> My point here is for Cygwin packages to catch up with upstream releases,
> if possible make it as fast as how Archlinux adopts a new upstream
> release, so that Cygwin users will benefit from developments done by
> upstream.
> I think it's a good idea to keep Cygwin packages in sync with upstream
> release.
> To achieve it, package maintainers should have a way to know as soon as
> a new upstream release is available, such as subscribing to the upstream
> mailing list for a new package release announcement.
> By doing this, they can make a test package as soon as a new upstream
> release is available and release the package after test package has been
> free of serious bug.
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