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Re: proposed new pseudo-package 'debian-mentors' for handling sponsoring requests


I'm generally not a big fan to overuse the BTS for stuff it wasn't
really designed for. This tends to result in complex processes that are
difficult to follow for newcomers. For example, the wnpp bugs are often
misformed, or people don't follow the right process.

>  * Integration into UDD bug search[2]
> [2] <http://udd.debian.org/bugs.cgi>

It might be better to write a separate cgi for that, to add more
specific logic. For example, you could easily split the list with:
- new packages
- new uploads for existing packages
- packages already uploaded (RFS that should be closed)
- RFS that couldn't be parsed

Note that UDD bugs data is only refreshed every ~6 hours (but this might
change soon as DSA is looking into replacing the machine with a newer


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