Re: Orphaned team (pay attention, plz)
> But what about packages like silo which didn't need really a fix and
> where no one thaugh about adopting it until I mentioned it's removal
> here? I think one or two people taking care of some important packages,
> would still be good. But I have to say that your idea is also very good.
> Maybe we can combine them to have a dir called limbo or something with
> packages that lack a maintainer. And one or two people take care of this
> packages, remove old cruft after some time an take care of some
> important packages that are maybe classified as having no maintainer.
> What do you think?
1) upload a package with maintainer 'Unmaintained'
2) after N days/weeks/months (specified by release maint or someone else)
the package is removed / sent to 'limbo'
in the interim, once a week / month a mail is sent with the list of
'condemned' packages. If people are not interested in that time packages
can be removed. Perhaps a special for packages with a specific ARCH.