Neil McGovern writes ("Re: node"):
> On Wed, Jun 06, 2012 at 08:43:09AM +0200, Carsten Hey wrote:
> > I wanted to ensure that the TC knows that nodejs' maintainers could do
> > this since they can not be forced to work on any Debian related task and
> > if nobody else would step in to upload about twenty packages before the
> > freeze, nodejs would presumably not be part of Wheezy.
> Presumeably the packages which did this would then be RC buggy with
> trivial fixes and could be processed using standard NMU rules as allowed
> for during the freeze.
As you say.
It isn't explicitly stated in the Developers' Reference but if a
maintainer doesn't want to do the work to comply with a TC ruling then
it is of course open to anyone to do that work for them, in the form
of an NMU.