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Bug#573745: python maintainance: next steps

* Josselin Mouette (joss@debian.org) [100512 17:27]:
> Le mardi 11 mai 2010 à 23:08 +0200, Andreas Barth a écrit :
> > However, there have been some talks within the tech ctte and with different
> > people inside the Debian python community. That needed time, and we prefer
> > to get to a resolution a bit later than to one that doesn't work. I doubt
> > we can get to a final decision as of now.
> First of all I’d like to express my sadness to see these discussions,
> again, having being conducted privately. We have now several years
> behind us that show this is a bad idea, and the CTTE, asked to resolve
> this matter, chose to adopt the same technique.

So you think the only acceptable option is to take away the
maintainership from Matthias? And even if we would do that, how can we
be sure that this resolves all the issues we have?

> > I don't want to loose Matthias contributions to python
> > within Debian and the python community.
> This is completely irrelevant, unless Matthias threatened to stop
> contributing unless he can keep setting the rules. But I know the CTTE
> wouldn’t take such “don’t touch my garden” blackmail into account, of
> course.

I would expect that deciding to remove him from being maintainer would
demotivate him - at least that would be a natural thing to happen.

> It means giving a veto power to Matthias about who can or cannot
> contribute, while not giving this power to others.

Eh, where does that proposal give Matthias veto power?


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