Re: Attempted summary and thoughts
On Fri, Mar 30, 2007 at 05:09:12AM -0400, Nathanael Nerode wrote:
> >Russ Allbery wrote:
> >So, here's a possibly weird proposal.
> >What if we had some mechanism whereby people could indicate interest in
> >maintaining a package should anything happen to the current maintainer?
> >Have it be as non-confrontational as possible by having it not indicate
> >any feeling about whether the package is currently maintained well,
> >just a willingness to help should the current maintainer be unable to
> >continue for some reason.
an "understudy" or "standby" ?