On Sun, 30 Jun 2002, Frank Mittelbach wrote:

> +   3b. Otherwise if the Current Maintainer was unreachable and if after
> +      two months your intention was neither challenged by the Current
> +      Maintainer nor by other people, you may arrange for a change of
> +      The Program to reflect you as the (new) Current Maintainer.
> +

Maybe, in this case, one should make provisions
  that -- in addition to the current (maintained) copy --
  a "frozen" (unchanged) copy is kept available.

 Peter Schmitt                 [log in to unmask]