[racket] Planet Packages

From: Jay McCarthy (jay.mccarthy at gmail.com)
Date: Wed Aug 24 20:55:49 EDT 2011

On Wed, Aug 24, 2011 at 6:16 PM, Jordan Schatz <jordan at noionlabs.com> wrote:
> There is a planet package that looks like it's author is too busy to
> maintain (it has open bugs, and some with unmerged patches, and they are
> many months old) that I plan on fixing for my own needs... What is the
> proper etiquette for getting a version with my updates into planet?
> On github I would do a pull request... but here do I just upload the
> package under my username? or is there a way to update the existing
> package?

The best think is to just upload a new package with the same name and
not the provenance in the docs. This has happened before (sxml2)


> (I'm thinking sending patches to the owner would be ineffective work as
> there are some attached to the bugs and they haven't been applied)
> (I don't want to annoy the package owner or community, just want to help
> out)
> Shalom,
> Jordan
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Jay McCarthy <jay at cs.byu.edu>
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