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Re: Use of the BTS for managing sponsorship

On Tue, 27 Aug 2002, Raphael Hertzog wrote:

> Le Tue, Aug 27, 2002 at 07:21:35AM +0200, Peter Palfrader écrivait:
> > On Mon, 26 Aug 2002, Raphael Hertzog wrote:
> > 
> > > Also, if you realize a bit, mailing the BTS means mailing debian-mentors
> > > as a side effect since debian-mentors is the maintainer of the
> > > sponsorship entry. We have the best of both world.
> > 
> > We have the overhead of the BTS with no gain (imho) at all.
> Sorry, you're just unconstructive... what overhead

The overhead of managing the bug.

> You don't have a direct benefit because you don't sponsor people
> like most of the other do.

Maybe I need to look up the definition again. I had the impression that
uploading other people's packages after reviewing them was called

>                            But the benefits are real

Proof by assertion?  I currently see no advantage of adding yet another
pseudo package over simply using the list as is.  Stating that the
benefits are real and obvious does not really convince me.  OTOH you
don't need to convince me, I have no special priviliges anyway.


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