Re: Thoughts on Debian quality, including automated testing
On Thu, 22 Dec 2005 04:32, David Nusinow wrote:
> On Wed, Dec 21, 2005 at 05:32:21PM +0100, Thomas Hood wrote:
> > This is not a fair characterization of what the introduction of
> > a two-maintainer rule would be doing. No one should be insulted
> > by general rule changes designed to make Debian work better.
> I think a two-maintainer rule is a bit artificial and perhaps the wrong
> solution. Taking a cue from teams that work well in Debian (Gnome, d-i,
> etc) indicates that somewhat larger teams with a common goal and a fairly
> large set of packages under their umbrella will work in practice. This
> provides the opportunity for autonomy (someone can take ownership of a
> package within the team) but also a cohesiveness and a known set of
> people to turn to when you're in need.
> It's pretty simple to found such a team too. All it takes is some
> interested people and an alioth project.
> - David Nusinow
I was about to suggest exactly that.