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Re: DEP 15: Reserved namespace for DD-approved non-maintainer changes

On Fri, 09 Jun 2017, Tollef Fog Heen wrote:
> > Per the DEP:
> > 
> > > it is very useful for a maintainer to know that a change has been
> > > approved by someone who has been trusted by the project with the
> > > technical ability to NMU the package
> > 
> > This would be much more cumbersome to achieve with PRs.
> I'm not sure why this is very useful.  It can, in some cases, be a
> useful data point, but in general, as the maintainer, I'll want to
> review the patch in the same way no matter whether it came from somebody
> with a key in the keyring or not.

Not just that.  If it is for NMUs, one also has to ensure it matches
what got uploaded (regardless of method: NMU patch, PR, branch...).

  Henrique Holschuh

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