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Initiated by member of the merged Debian/Ubuntu-Games-Team and Hans de
Goede from Fedora a mailinglist[1] was created to draft inter-distro
collaboration for maintaining Games[2]. The aim is to share and review
patches as a lots of games need lots of patches or are even upstream-dead.
Initiated by members of the merged Debian and Ubuntu games teams and
Hans de Goede from Fedora, a mailinglist [1] was created to
foster inter-distro/OS collaboration for maintaining games [2].
The goal is to share and review patches in cases where upstream
is slow or unwilling to accept them or take over as new upstream
for software where original upstream is dead.
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While still an new idea, at least FreeBSD and OpenSuSE already joined
this effort by Debian and Fedora people and KDE-Games as an upstream
seems interested as well[3].
At this time, members of Arch, Debian, Fedora, Fink, FreeBSD, Gentoo,
NetBSD, Opensolaris, PCBSD, Slackbuilds, SuSE and Yellowdog are on
this list as well as Gnome and KDE.
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[1]http://lists.freedesktop.org/mailman/listinfo/games
[2]http://lists.freedesktop.org/archives/games/2008-November/000006.html
[3]http://lists.freedesktop.org/archives/games/2008-November/000026.html

[1] http://lists.freedesktop.org/mailman/listinfo/games
[2] http://lists.freedesktop.org/archives/games/2008-November/000006.html

Initiated by members of the merged Debian and Ubuntu games teams and Hans de Goede from Fedora, a mailinglist [1] was created to foster inter-distro/OS collaboration for maintaining games [2]. The goal is to share and review patches in cases where upstream is slow or unwilling to accept them or take over as new upstream for software where original upstream is dead.

At this time, members of Arch, Debian, Fedora, Fink, FreeBSD, Gentoo, NetBSD, Opensolaris, PCBSD, Slackbuilds, SuSE and Yellowdog are on this list as well as Gnome and KDE.

[1] http://lists.freedesktop.org/mailman/listinfo/games [2] http://lists.freedesktop.org/archives/games/2008-November/000006.html