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Re: Package Review Stats for the week ending January 18th, 2009

On Thu, 29 Jan 2009, Dominik 'Rathann' Mierzejewski wrote:
> On Thursday, 29 January 2009 at 21:51, Robert Scheck wrote:
> > With which benefit, if we remove the right to package mantainers to forbid
> > provenpackager commits except for some special canditates needing FESco? If
> > everybody can touch anything, why a co-maintainer?
> Well, even with provenpackagers, it's not like they will start committing
> left and right into other people's packages. A co-maintainer is expected
> to be the first person to step in when the other maintainer is unable to
> do his job.

I was thinking here about to skip the maintainer/co-maintainer stuff at
all. Just one big bucket having everything in without different permissings
or roles.

> I'd also make it mandatory for provenpackagers to be members of at least
> one SIG like KDE, Server, Games etc., i.e. ones that deal with certain
> group of software packages so that their area of expertise is at least
> somewhat defined.

Interesting idea. But to which SIG would you assign me when looking to my
wiki page, my interests and which packages I'm maintaining? Or do I need to
found my own SIG for that then? I don't need to be a provenpackager, but I
am also playing theoretical scenarios.


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