[Mageia-dev] [RFC] Nonresponsive or absent package maintainers & policy discussion

Florian Hubold doktor5000 at arcor.de
Thu Mar 8 15:05:17 CET 2012

Am 16.02.2012 10:25, schrieb Florian Hubold:
> Hi,
> due to the fact that this problem has already been encountered,
> it was brought up in yesterdays meeting that we need to discuss
> on a policy about how to handle unresponsive package maintainers,
> or if somebody is absent for a longer time (say more than a few days)
> we should also have guidelines or at least an official way to notify
> others of the absence.
> So to start and support the discussion, i've imported and adapted a
> Fedora policy on this subject into our wiki, the original version can
> be seen at:
> https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/PackageMaintainers/Policy/NonResponsiveMaintainers
> I've imported it to:
> https://wiki.mageia.org/en/Nonresponsive_package_maintainers
> Remember this is just a proposal, so details may need to be readjusted,
> For example in place of the FESCo (Fedora Engineering Steering Committee)
> i've put a placeholder "packaging team leader/representative/member"
> but maybe this could also be a task for the council, it's just that we have
> a basis for discussion of the policy.
> About the absence, or if somebody is on vacation, i've imported also
> https://wiki.mageia.org/en/Absent
> So please add an entry there if you will be absent from Mageia
> contribution or not responding to emails/IRC for more than a few
> days.
> Regards
Maybe "nonresponsive" should have been removed from the
subject, then it wouldn't have infected everyone else ... :/

No comments, objections or anything about that proposal
in the wiki?

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