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Re: Removing packages perhaps too aggressively?

On 02/01/2018 01:53 PM, Ian Jackson wrote:
> Scott Kitterman writes ("Re: Removing packages perhaps too aggressively?"):
>> As the FTP team member that processed that removal, I can tell you I think 
>> it's perfectly fine.  I don't think the FTP team should be in the business of 
>> second guessing maintainers that say their packages should be removed.
> I agree with your 2nd point but if we introduce an ITR process, then
> it would make sense for ftp team members to check that the process
> looked like it had been followed.

We don't need yet another process, if you want to get rid of a package
you can open an RFA bug or orphan it and/or open an rc bug, so it won't
be part of the next stable release unless somebody takes care of it.
And then ask for removal.

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