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Re: sponsorship for package adoption without package submission (was Re: Claiming ownership for thinkpad related packages and pam_mount)



On Tue, 2006-05-16 at 18:02 +0200, Thorsten Leemhuis wrote:

> 
> Well, maybe a slightly different approach might be easier:
> 
> Package foo is orphaned. Bar is interested in taking it over, but he is
> no Extras contributor yet. Sponsor foobar steps up and sponsors bar for
> Extras cvs access (only cvs, bar gets *no* permissions to requests
> builds in plague). Bar updates packages and sends foobar a note when
> everything is ready. Foobar reviews the committed stuff and requests
> build if everything is fine. If that worked fine for some update cycles
> and some time in general bar gets fully sponsored and gets permissions
> to requests builds.
> 
> Opinions? 

That sounds like it would work just dandy.


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