[Fedora-packaging] package review template

Ralf Corsepius rc040203 at freenet.de
Fri Oct 3 05:03:51 UTC 2008

On Fri, 2008-10-03 at 00:35 -0400, Jens Petersen wrote:
> Hi Packagers,
> A lot of package reviewers already seem to have their own templates
> for doing package reviews, which is fine and well.  I was thinking
> that this could benefit more reviewers, specially those who review
> less frequently or are newer to reviewing, if a link to a reference
> review template was added to Packaging/ReviewGuidelines that anyone
> could make use of.
> I could attach mine, which is just a trimmed version of the must and
> should items on the above page with "[]" checkboxes but maybe some of
> the top reviewer may have something better or more polished.  Anyway
> if noone else wants to "throw the first stone" I could open a draft
> wiki page where we can flesh it out.

Do we really need this? I'd rather see reviewers, who "switch on their
brains" instead of watching people who are mechanically filling out

I feel, we already have too many of the latter category in Fedora.
Unfortunately, it's them who tend to be active.


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