mclasen at redhat.com
Thu May 17 02:26:27 UTC 2007
On Wed, 2007-05-16 at 20:58 -0500, Dennis Gilmore wrote:
> Once upon a time Wednesday 16 May 2007, Christopher Aillon wrote:
> > Rex Dieter wrote:
> > > (*) admittedly than wasn't thrilled about such a non-trivial change going
> > > in at such a late-date, starting at:
> > > https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=239701#c35
> > And you went ahead and did it anyway? "I'll do it anyway" flippancy
> > especially from long time contributors is not going to encourage ex-Core
> > package maintainers to want to add others to the ACL/co-maintainers
> > lists for the packages they own. Than should retain a certain level of
> > respect and I support his decision in this case.
> The way Than has not participated makes him more a co-maintainer than
> maintainer. in all honesty he is lucky to have any access to the kde
> packages at all right now. We had to drag him kicking and screaming to work
> with the community. Right now i'm willing to have him removed from all
> Fedora KDE access.
Yeah, this kind of talk is sure to close doors for community
participation in maintenance of core packages. Last I looked, hostile
takeovers of packages were not part of the accepted norms in Fedora.
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