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Re: Wget ignores robot.txt entry
Randall R Schulz wrote:
A fork happens. somebody gets fed up, opens up a new sourceforge
project (wget-ng: the next generation), snarfs in the existing wget code
and modifies it to build "wget-ng" with a option to build as "wget".
What happens to an open source project when it devolves to this state?
Who, for example, could hand out writable access to the wget CVS
repository? Surely this isn't an unrecoverable state of affairs, is it?
Then, snarf in all the extant patches from the 'wget' list. And
suddenly, you're the new maintainer of the 'wget' project...
But it's bad form to do this if the current maintainer is just on a
cruise. If he's really really gone, though, I expect you'd be thanked
and not haranged by the userbase.
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