Re: Hijacking^W^W^W^W^W^WSalvaging packages for fun and profit: A proposal
On Fri, Sep 28, 2012 at 06:48:22PM +0200, Arno Töll wrote:
> Actual proposal follows:
The proposal adds a new procedure that overlaps/bypasses existing procedures.
We have discussed that before in this thread :
What we essentially need, is a lightweight procedure to orphan individual
packages. I propose this :
| Anyone can mark a package as orphaned after the following steps have been
| completed : Someone submits an "intent to orphan" in the bts with an
| explanation of why he/she thinks that the package needs a new maintainer.
| Anyone can submit this "intent to orphan". At least three DD's second the
| "intent to orphan" on the same bug report with a cc to the maintainer. And the
| maintainer does not respond within one month after the the third second.
After the package is orphaned, the rest of the "salvaging" fits in the existing