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Re: EPEL branching if Fedora maintainer does not react




On 05.07.2007 09:49, Rahul Sundaram wrote:
> Thorsten Leemhuis wrote:
> 
> . If the Fedora
>> maintainer later wants to participate in EPEL in general and maintain
>> this package, then the EPEL maintainer of the package should hand
>> primary per release maintainership back to the Fedora maintainer (and
>> become comaintainer, if interested).
> This in essence would mean that the Fedora maintainer can essentally 
> take over the EPEL branch even if there are long term contributors who 
> have taken a good interest and contribute well to EPEL. Why is that 
> desirable?

It's not. There was a "within some weeks want to participate in EPEL" in
one of the drafts, but seems I deleted it myself accidentally. I'll
bring that up in a EPEL SIG meeting soon, but for now this will become
policy.

CU
thl


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