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Re: frustrated newcomers AND orphaned packages (Was: Rebuild status of FE5)



> Deadbeat maintainers should be automatically disowned.
> No sign of life in X amount of time ==> package becomes orphan
> automatically. Make it a policy and put an end to debates.
> 
> Easy.

Automatically? You mean w/o trying to contact the maintainer off-list?
Occasionally people respond well to a poke. It might be worth making the
rule 'after N attempts to contact over N months'

-sv



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