Re: Candidates for removal from testing
On 2012-10-19 17:43, Wouter Verhelst wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 18, 2012 at 10:32:39AM +0200, Niels Thykier wrote:
>> We are considering removing the following packages from testing as
>> they have unfixed RC bugs filed against them. The packages can be
>> found in the attached dd-list. The bugs that put them on this list
>> can be found in the removals file (also attached) just above the
>> package name.
> Shouldn't this have gone to debian-devel-announce instead?
We have been using d-d for these mails every since we introduced
them, so the destination was intentionally d-d.
That said, I do not (personally) have any strong feelings for or
against using d-d-a given the current rate at which we produce these
lists. However, it is my understanding that we intended to do them
vastly more frequently than we are now.
If you are concerned about people not being subscribed to d-d getting
their packages removed, then I have (despite not adding it to the
original mail) Bcc'ed $firstname.lastname@example.org. So the maintainers
should have gotten the heads up.
On the other hand, if you were missing something like "Bits from the RT"
then you are probably right. I think we have been pretty much drowning
in unblocks and haven't had time to do a bits mail.
 The original mail even go so far to suggest "daily". I am not
certain that will happen with the current level of manual
work/filtering. However, weekly or bi-weekly is not out of the question.
 Though, 4 team lists put my mail in the "needs moderator approval"
(for various reasons), so I hope their list moderators are not too