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Controlling what's in the archive (Re: MIA, Incompetent and holiday-loving maintainers)

Martin Michlmayr wrote:
> Another important problem is that orphaning a package isn't really a
> panacea either.  You'd be surprised how many packages which were
> orphaned because the maintainer is inactive are still orphaned 3
> months later (and are then often removed).  We also have to think of
> better defining and controlling what should enter the archive.
Maybe requirering co-maintainers would be an idea (or a second from a
current developer for ITPs). Sponsorship does some of that, but isn't a
perfect solution.

Kind regards


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