[Mageia-dev] packaging savoir-vivre

Kamil Rytarowski n54 at gmx.com
Thu Dec 29 18:31:16 CET 2011

W dniu 28.12.2011 23:26, Maarten Vanraes pisze:
> Op dinsdag 20 december 2011 01:41:38 schreef Kamil Rytarowski:
>> Hello!
> imho the best solution is that everyone checks if there's a maintainer for it
> and asks maintainer first...
> i mean, it's all nice that it's in the spec file, but i think people who bump,
> rarely look inside spec file... (not saying any names)
> if something has got to be checked, maintainership is a good place to start
Well, but it doesn't seem to work. In my humble opinion we need it 
guaranteed by our infrastructure.
> if we would have some kind of page which would list the activeness of
> maintainers, via gathering info from commits/bugzilla/mailinglist/forum/ stuff,
> that could be a nice place too. then we could see if this maintainer is
> actually inactive or not. i would hope this would lessen the amount of people
> just bumping stuff if they don't maintain it...
I like an idea of a web page with statistics (but not so widely 
gathering data) and I dislike the idea of pinpointing packagers who are 
doing something wrong (like active on packaging, inactive on 
discussions), if our infrastructure will be good on this, then there 
won't be need to pinpoint people and their mistakes.. Of course I don't 
count mindful abusing, trolling etc.

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