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Re: Removing packages perhaps too aggressively?

On Sun, Feb 04, 2018 at 03:22:13PM +0200, Adrian Bunk wrote:
> On Sat, Feb 03, 2018 at 05:57:26PM +0000, Colin Watson wrote:
> > I think at the moment the "affects" field in a bug's metadata doesn't
> > cause the maintainer of the affected packages to be copied on mail to
> > the bug, but it could probably reasonably be changed to do so,
> > eliminating the occasional problem where one of a package's maintainers
> > doesn't even realise that the RM bug was filed because they weren't
> > copied on it; again, only if the BTS has that metadata.
> If someone file an RM bug against a package without the consent of the 
> maintainer and without Cc'ing the maintainer when submitting the RM bug,
> then the problem is the person who submitted the RM bug.

I see no reason to be absolutist about this.  It's possible to improve
things in more than one place.

Colin Watson                                       [cjwatson@debian.org]

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