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Re: enforce co-maintainers



Am Mittwoch, 5. Juli 2006 16:06 schrieb Mike McGrath:

> Why not just have a task force who's job it is to make sure that
> critical updates get applied in a timely manner.  If a bug is not
> responded to in a certain amount of time then the task force imports and
> builds the new package.  2-3 weeks is a long time for a security
> vulnerability, but it doesn't seem that long to wait for a major/minor
> release.

This task force could as well act as an vacation stand-in so that timeframes 
can be shortened if a maintainer announces that he is in vacation. The task 
force could then perform critical updates as soon as possible while the 
maintainer is in vacation.

Regards,
Till



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