Re: [SUMMARY/PROPOSAL] Orphaning another maintainer's packages
On Fri, Oct 26, 2012 at 06:24:24PM -0700, Steve Langasek wrote:
> So in sum, I'm broadly in favor of Lucas's patch, except:
> - A single nack is evidence of a lack of consensus. If consensus can't be
> achieved, it should be referred to the TC instead of making a political
> mess of things for the rest of the project.
I fully agree with that.
> - There does need to be a mandatory minimum waiting period. This process
> is going to be seen as "blessed" via the devref; we should not be
> blessing a process with an obvious bug that permits abuse by a DD and
> three of her friends pulling off a hostile takeover of a package before
> anybody has a chance to say no. Even though such an act *can* be
> appealed to the TC, we shouldn't put ourselves in the situation that it
> has to be.
I won't object to adding a mandatory minimum waiting period, although in
some obvious cases it will lead to a pointless delay.