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Re: Package Review Stats for the week ending January 18th, 2009

On Thursday, 29 January 2009 at 21:21, Robert Scheck wrote:
> On Thu, 29 Jan 2009, Kevin Kofler wrote:
> > You need to have a valid justification for restricting access to your
> > packages.
> When answering an e-mail a few minutes ago, I was thinking, why we don't
> kill restrictions at all - but then without any exceptions. That would make
> Package and Merge Reviews completely unnecessary. Every packager can import
> what is liked and if the change/package/... doesn't work afterwards, we've
> a VCS and can undo it. So why then spending times and ressources on Reviews
> as we currently do?
> Another scheme, which we didn't brought up until now is the same as our
> friends from kernel.org do: Let's approve every commit by multiple people
> also known as packagers - without any exception. Single user commits then
> should not be possible.
> I know, that this won't be taken serious, but it's a serious thought on my
> side. No need to fuss around with provenpackager guidelines, package and
> merge reviews and AWOL maintainers.

How about we require at least one co-maintainer per package and all packages
that don't have two maintainers in, say, 6 months from now get dropped?


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