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Re: Bits from the MIA team

Hi Raphael,
* Raphael Hertzog <hertzog@debian.org> [2007-12-08 18:42]:
> On Sat, 08 Dec 2007, Nico Golde wrote:
> > > To make sure packages don't end up with only inactive (co-)maintainers.
> > 
> > That could be avoided if you check that every maintainer of 
> > the package is MIA.
> A MIA-check is not something instantaneous. It takes several months. So
> it's not really possible...


> > I still don't see a reason for a bug. An active maintainer 
> > will notice this and will fix it by himself I guess.
> I don't agree with this. In a team, it's difficult to notice that one
> member disappeared. And lack of involvement in one package doesn't mean
> being completely MIA. As co-maintainer I wouldn't want to remove someone
> if I'm not sure that he won't come back.

No for sure not but you would just write him a pm and ask 
him if he is still interested in the package or not and 
remove him after you got no reply for a while.

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