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Re: Orphaned team (pay attention, plz)

[Thanks, but I don't need Ccs of emails to this list.]

On 01-01-18 Sean 'Shaleh' Perry wrote:
> > 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.

And who takes care of some improtant packages. Looking at this
description silo would have been removed after some time, if no one
would have asked about it on this list. We need one or two people taking
care about this packages and maintain the really important ones untils
someone takes them over.

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