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Who are the package maintainers here?

Quick links: LaTeX Packages A-M, N-Z ❧ LaTeX Classes ❧ ConTeXt Modules ❧ Generic Packages ❧ Support Scripts ❧ Biblatex Styles A fair few users here have ...
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Leslie Lamport wins Turing Award

This "question" is probably off topic for even meta because it's not a question really and it's not directly related to TeX or the site, but... I thought I'd mention that Leslie Lamport (creator of ...
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Should we have a big list question "What package are you working on"?

I'm getting the impression that a question of the type "I've written this package. What do you think about it?" is not well suited for the mechanics of this site. Currently there are two questions of ...
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Does anyone know of a good host for LaTeX software development? - SourceForge has a new owner and installers might get bundled up with adware [closed]

This is a question because of something I stumbled over on reddit. I wanted to "alert" the community to the issue which is, as far as I understood it: software from SourceForge might only be available ...
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Repackaging code of absent user(s)

Andrew's question regarding Relicensing code from answers requests users to releasing their code answers under a "more free" license in order to promote dissemination and re-use. What would be the ...
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What to do when the package author responds?

I asked this question and the package author replied. Someone suggested that this has to be the right answer. By definition, almost! But there's a bounty on this question, and it seems a shame that ...
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What is the preferred way to contact a package author?

I was wondering about the best way to contact an author of a package with a question or even a feature request. Just email the address in the package pdf? Ask others about it on to make sure ...