Subject: Re: Is it appropriate to mention here that there's a newer version of pine?
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Jan Schaumann <email@example.com>
Date: 01/21/2005 10:03:15
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Thomas Klausner <wiz@NetBSD.org> wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 20, 2005 at 12:43:12PM -0800, Hisashi T Fujinaka wrote:
> > I didn't see it in the TODO file and didn't know the proper procedure
> > for pointing out newer versions.
> The best way, of course, is to send a PR with a patch to update
> the package.
In addition, it would probably be useful to include a list of changes
and other reasons as to _why_ the package should be updated. Updating a
package just because a newer package is available is not pkgsrc policy,
The reader is encouraged to add smileys where necessary to increase
positive perception. Right here might be a good place:
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