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Re: PROPOSED: slight change to wnpp procedures

On Sat, Sep 29, 2001 at 03:29:31PM -0500, Adam Heath wrote:
> It increases the size of the bug list on ftp.debian.org.  This increases the
> time it take the ftpmasters to scan the bug list, for real problems.

Packages stalled in incoming aren't *anyone's* problem?

> Reassigning the bug to ftp.debian.org, away from wnpp, means it does not show
> up on the wnpp bug page.  Someone perusing that list may assume the package
> needs to be ITPd, and so will start doing work.

One reason for the dual-citizenship proposal.

> NEW packages are processed when ftpmasters have time.  This has always been
> how it has been done.  I see no reason to change this behaviour.

That's knee-jerk conservatism, not a logical argument.

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