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Re: "How to recognise different ETCH wishlists from quite a long way away" (revised)

On Mon, Jul 11, 2005 at 07:40:23PM +0200, Eduard Bloch wrote:
> #include <hallo.h>
> * Jochen Voss [Mon, Jul 11 2005, 10:17:56AM]:

> > >         Are we sure we want someone who is routinely this incompetent
> > >  to help with bug triage? Seems to me we would be bette off without
> > >  such substandard help; anyone this incompetent is probably creating
> > >  more problems than they are solving.

> > Great idea!  We can even get mor out of this, if we install some
> > kind of challenge response system: every time you upload a package

> To be honest, I had a similar idea before: every upload has to be
> approved by at least one additional Debian developer. This would
> decrease the probability for really broken uploads (because of stupid
> mistakes or beeing on drugs or whatever).

> The work itself can be automated well, I imagine an IRC channel
> #debian-uploads-looking-for-approval.

Why is this a better option than revoking the upload rights of developers
make sloppy uploads?  I don't expect that *requiring* a second set of
eyeballs on uploads will be any more effective than our NM advocate process
currently is.

Steve Langasek
postmodern programmer

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