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Re: PLEASE READ: provenpackager reseed



On Tue, 10 Mar 2009 11:42:12 +0100, Patrice wrote:

> On Tue, Mar 10, 2009 at 11:19:13AM +0100, Ralf Corsepius wrote:
> > Patrice Dumas wrote:
> >>
> >> provenpackagers are people who can change all the packages with opened 
> >> ACLs. Sponsors are the people who can accept new contributors in  
> >> fedora.
> >
> > <devil's advocate>
> >
> > Well, with this definition, "provenpackager" is an acknowledgment of  
> > "technical skills", while "sponsors" is a "social/political role".
> 
> That's not that clear, since sponsors also have to help their sponsoree
> on a technical level, and have to evaluate the technical skills of 
> potential contributors which also imply some level of technical skill.
> But indeed, the sponsor evaluates potential new contributors, while 
> the provenpackager fixes other people packages.
 
?? "some level of technical skill"?  As every sponsor becomes a member of the
provenpackager group, what capabilities are provenpackagers missing, that
they don't simply become sponsors?


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