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Re: NEW and RC bugs (Re: julia_1.0.0-1_amd64.changes REJECTED)

On Tue, Nov 27, 2018 at 01:01:12PM +0500, Andrey Rahmatullin wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 27, 2018 at 08:38:56AM +0100, Wouter Verhelst wrote:
> > > > The experimental distribution is a good place for work in
> > > > progress. Maybe the rules for automatic rejects can be relaxed for
> > > > experimental so a package can go into the archive (and have e.g. the BTS
> > > > used for that version) if the maintainer doesn't want to fix the reject
> > > > right away.
> > > 
> > > I see a problem with relaxing the rules - if a project is in
> > > experimental one could (theoretical) upload it to unstable too - without
> > > any changes, because it is in the repository.
> > 
> > Can we please work on the assumption that Debian Contributors know what
> > they're doing? 
> In that case please abolish NEW.

I said "the assumption", as in "it's probably true". The NEW queue is
mostly to avoid issues that could cause us legal problems, so there it
makes sense.

> > Our (NM and other) processes are extensive enough to make
> > that assumption valid in the general case.
> Not all DDs got through NM AFAIK.

Those that didn't have now been active in the project for ~20 years.
*If* they were not competent when they started, either they have now
long since left or have learned what they needed to...

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