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Re: [PROPOSAL v2] Orphaning another maintainer's packages

Le mardi 30 octobre 2012 16:03:35, Stuart Prescott a écrit :
> > I think four weeks would be much better.  A maintainer might
> > reasonably go abroad for 2-3 weeks - we even have a VAC process for
> > handling absences.  (And we don't want to complicate this third-party
> > orphan process with references to VACs.)
> Remember that we do not really have a VAC process for the ~50% of
> maintainers who are not DDs [1]. That group of maintainers have no real way
> of letting the rest of the project know that they are on VAC [2].

They actually can send an email to debian-private to notify other DD that they 
are on VAC. They cannot subscribe to this mailing list but they can send mail 
to it.

> cheers
> Stuart



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