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Re: DPLs : what do you think about ...

On Sun, Dec 13, 1998 at 04:17:24PM -0800, Darren Benham wrote:
> On 14-Dec-98 Ben Collins wrote:
> > 4) They do not respond with in an alotted time period (say 1 to 2 weeks)
> > 
> This would require a more diligent track of who's on vacation/out of touch...
> if someone is on a two week vacation, it'd be a *bad thing* to hijack his
> packages.  Otherwise, the idea has merit.

That is touchy, but you could think of it that if they are not there, an
NMU is in the best interest of the stable distribution. Any person on
vacation also (usually) states that bug fixing NMU's are acceptible while
away. Any maintainer should be willing to understand the importance of the
NMU to fix bugs while they were unable to do so.

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