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Re: Claiming ownership for thinkpad related packages and pam_mount



On Mon, 2006-05-15 at 13:14 -0500, Jason L Tibbitts III wrote:
> >>>>> "KF" == Kevin Fenzi <kevin-fedora-extras scrye com> writes:
> 
> KF> As far as I know we don't have a method to get someone
> KF> sponsored/maintainer status without them having submitted a
> KF> package for review.
> 
> I don't think we have a policy, but the procedure is clear.  They can
> just sign up for an account as normal, and the sponsor (assuming
> someone is willing to be one, of course) can upgrade the status as
> normal.
> 
> I think the committee should take up the idea of sponsorship for
> package adoption without package submission.

Been there, done that.  I'm not saying all cases will be the same, but
the whole thinkpad software stack being orphaned at the moment is a
direct consequence of one such experiment which failed pretty badly.


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