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Re: mosh ITP not done, just package name taken over

On Mon, Mar 26, 2012 at 05:11:54AM +0200, Goswin von Brederlow wrote:
> Chris Knadle <Chris.Knadle@coredump.us> writes:
> > There's a flip-side to this story, which is what happens when an ITP is filed 
> > and left-for-dead.  This then turns into a situation where a prospective new 
> > packager then needs to figure out how to re-assign the ITP to someone else, 
> > (because hijacking an ITP is just rude)
> Then you send a mail to the ITP CCing the submitter and if he doesn't
> respond in a reasonable timeframe you take over.

There seem to be some pretty good (if perhaps not fully automated/consistent)
QA processes for stale ITPs. I've just taken over one that had been auto-reset
to a RFP due to inactivity of the original packager.

Jon Dowland

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