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Re: Preparing a Proposal: 3 DD needed for every NEW package

On Sat, 29 Dec 2001, Thomas Bushnell, BSG wrote:
> Henrique de Moraes Holschuh <hmh@debian.org> writes:
> > On Sat, 29 Dec 2001, Thomas Bushnell, BSG wrote:
> > > Gustavo Noronha Silva <kov@debian.org> writes:
> > > > I think we have this problem to solve: quality going down and the
> > > > solution I see is attacking this problem in its roots: removing
> > > > bad packages and bad/mia maintainers
> > > 
> > > I can see how removing bad packages helps.  How does removing an MIA
> > > maintainer make anything better?
> > 
> > We orphan ALL his packages, we get to know he is MIA and will not wait for
> > him for anything.
> Oh, I think orphaning his packages can be a useful thing to do.  But I
> just don't see why explicitly punting him helps.  Just make the

If he did not warn us he would be MIA (all it takes is a message to -devel,
-private, or asking someone in irc to send said email), and he has not a
damn good excuse (being in the hospital nearly dying is a good one for not
notifying anyone, for example), he deserves to go through the pains of
nm.debian.org to learn to be more considerate of others.

  "One disk to rule them all, One disk to find them. One disk to bring
  them all and in the darkness grind them. In the Land of Redmond
  where the shadows lie." -- The Silicon Valley Tarot
  Henrique Holschuh

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