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Re: Bug-squash day (was: Re: Amusing bugreport)

Oscar Levi wrote:
> Speaking of lynching, it looks like a good collection of the important
> and critical bugs are due to packages that are not being maintained
> actively.  Doesn't it make sense to prioritize packages such that we
> (Debian) promise that the top-shelf packages will work properly and
> that lower-down packages are the responsibility of the maintainer?
> Stanley Half-bit may have thought that a package was cool, uploaded it
> to bo, and forgotten about it.  It would be a shame to delay a release
> because these optional packages have critical or important bugs.

A critical bug on an unimportant package is a sure bet to get that package
pulled from the distirbution so we can release. Already happens.

see shy jo

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