RFC: EPEL branching if Fedora maintainer does not react

rob myers rob.myers at gtri.gatech.edu
Mon Jul 16 20:54:32 UTC 2007

On Tue, 2007-07-17 at 02:14 +0530, Rahul Sundaram wrote:
> rob myers wrote:
>   If the Fedora
> > maintainer later decides to participate in EPEL, and more than one month
> > has passed, the EPEL maintainer of the package should strongly consider
> > returning maintainership, but does not have to.
> Looks better but I would suggest recommending co-maintainership rather 
> than a complete hand off. If a Fedora package maintainer has shown no 
> interest when asked and a new maintainer has taken over and been working 
> on EPEL which has a different release strategy and policies then it is 
> better than the existing maintainer in EPEL work together with the 
> Fedora maintainer and help in any transition process or continue as a team.

how about if we reword the last bit to be "... should strongly consider
co-maintainership, but does not have to."


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