RFC: EPEL branching if Fedora maintainer does not react

Rahul Sundaram sundaram at fedoraproject.org
Mon Jul 16 20:56:50 UTC 2007

rob myers wrote:
> 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."

Yes, that would work.


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