Bug#750135: Status of #750135 (Maintainer of aptitude package)
]] Christian PERRIER
> Quoting Axel Beckert (email@example.com):
> > In the long run I'd like to see even more people working on Aptitude.
> > But for that, a possessive lead developer or power games are quite
> > hindering. IMHO one of the reasons Aptitude's development stalled
> > again are those power games we've seen. So I'd prefer a solution where
> > people who want to do stuff are also able to do it -- without getting
> > harassed by other people involved.
> So do I. And I still have admin rights on aptitude on Alioth. Even
> though I'm not that much active in aptitude's development.
> Here's my proposal:
> - restore Manuel's commit rights
> - have both me and Axel watch the aptitude-devel mailing list, not to
> judge the technical validity of changes, but more following the
> social aspects
> - and see what happens...
> It can't indeed be worse than the current situation anyway.
I see where the proposal is coming from, but I'd like to ask you to hold
off on it a little bit. I've mailed Daniel and asked him to comment on
the bug, so hopefully we can have his input soon and get this resolved.
(Of course, if Daniel's happy with that approach, and Manuel is too,
then I don't think anybody would have a problem with it.)
Tollef Fog Heen
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