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Re: Package review backlog.



> On Fri, 2008-10-10 at 02:12 +0200, Christoph Wickert wrote:
>> Am Donnerstag, den 09.10.2008, 20:01 -0400 schrieb Josh Boyer:
>> > On Fri, Oct 10, 2008 at 01:41:32AM +0200, Christoph Wickert wrote:
>> > >> Let's get the final two packages reviewed -- and that's another
>> area
>> > >> where we could do with some improvement, because failing to approve
>> > >> packages really _is_ verging on the 'deletionism' you spoke of. But
>> > >> that's a separate discussion.
>> > >
>> > >Agreed, we can discuss this later. BTW: The word "deletionsm" did not
>> > >come from me, it was Josh who said that, but of course I agree with
>> him.
>> >
>> > I didn't say that.  Though I agree we need to be getting more packages
>> > approved.
>>
>> I think this is something we all agree on. ;)
>
> I propose that each FESCo member should try to work on at least one
> package review per week. Each week at the FESCo meeting, we'll ask
> members which reviews they've worked on in the past week.
>
> It won't be _mandatory_ -- we're not going to send the boys round to
> visit a FESCo member who doesn't do it. But FESCo should be setting a
> good example.
>
> And anyone else who considers themselves an active member of the Fedora
> development community should also try to do the same. If one a week
> isn't realistic due to other commitments, set yourself a more relaxed
> target -- like one a fortnight, or one a month, and try to stick to
> that.
>
> Too many people (myself included) are just leaving the reviews unloved.
>
> When new contributors submit packages and can't get through the
> bureaucracy of getting them reviewed and approved, we are turning away
> the very people we should be embracing.

+A lot.

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