EPEL branching if Fedora maintainer does not react

Rahul Sundaram sundaram at fedoraproject.org
Thu Jul 5 07:49:27 UTC 2007

Thorsten Leemhuis wrote:

. If the Fedora
> maintainer later wants to participate in EPEL in general and maintain
> this package, then the EPEL maintainer of the package should hand
> primary per release maintainership back to the Fedora maintainer (and
> become comaintainer, if interested).

This in essence would mean that the Fedora maintainer can essentally 
take over the EPEL branch even if there are long term contributors who 
have taken a good interest and contribute well to EPEL. Why is that 


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