ANNOUNCE: Review requests

Shahms King shahms at
Thu Mar 17 15:25:18 UTC 2005

On Wed, 2005-03-16 at 23:17 -1000, Warren Togami wrote:
> When you post to fedora-extras-list requesting reviews of packages, 
> please include package names in the Subject.  This makes it easier to 
> find relevant discussion about that package in the future in archives.
> It is also more descriptive than just "potential candidates" or "reviews 
> needed" in a Subject.
> If you have MANY packages that need review, it makes no sense to list 
> too many in a Subject.  Perhaps split it into multiple e-mails of 
> similar packages groups or even singular.  Use your best judgement.
> Something like this would be great:
> Subject: Review Needed: foo, bar, baz
> This is rather chaotic, but having some structure like this will go far 
> in the medium-term until we have a database driven system to track all 
> this implemented.
> Thanks,
> Warren Togami
> wtogami at

Man, it would be nice to have a database driven system to track all of
this.  New package requests, reviews, approvals, branch requests and
build requests are just screaming to be automated in some way.  The Wiki
is a little chaotic at the moment and slightly unclear on some of these
workflow issues.

Shahms E. King <shahms at>
Multnomah ESD

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