My Ubuntu 12.04 still has pidgin-plugin-pack package version 2.6.3-2, but the latest one is 2.7.0
Who is responsible for this package? How to update from 2.6.3 to 2.7.0 in Ubuntu repositories?
You can have a look at the package metadata:
$ apt-cache show pidgin-plugin-pack | grep Maintainer Maintainer: Ubuntu Developers <firstname.lastname@example.org> Original-Maintainer: Felix Geyer <email@example.com>
As you can see, the current maintainer are the Ubuntu Developers.
You can fill a package request at https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/purple-plugin-pack/+bugs Someone already reported this: Upstream release 2.7.0 of purple plugin pack
Ubuntu itself is responsible for that.However you can still add the pidgin PPA to software center from the Pidgin Website.Nothing to worry about really :) .