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authorPatrick McDermott <pehjota>2017-08-05 20:53:23 (EDT)
committer Patrick McDermott <pehjota>2017-08-05 20:53:23 (EDT)
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dev: Add instructions for package patches or takeovers
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Most source packages are maintained in [Git repositories][git-pkg]. To request
a repository for your package, [contact][pehjota-contact] the system
-administrator.
+administrator. To make changes to a package, it is recommended that you send
+patches to the [mailing list][proteanos-dev] and the maintainer listed in the
+package's `control` file. If you would like to take over maintenance of a
+package, you should coordinate with the maintainer and the [system
+administrator][pehjota-contact] to gain commit rights to the package's Git
+repository.
[spf-2.0]: http://specs.proteanos.com/spf-2.0/
[git-pkg]: http://git.proteanos.com/pkg/
[pehjota-contact]: http://www.pehjota.net/contact.html
[src_pkgs_spring2015]: http://files.proteanos.com/pub/pkg/src_pkgs_spring2015/
+[proteanos-dev]: http://lists.proteanos.com/proteanos-dev/
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