Re: Excessive wait for DAM - something needs to be done
On Mon, Jul 14, 2003 at 12:32:49PM +0200, Matthias Urlichs wrote:
> Hi, Joe Wreschnig wrote:
> > So, it might take people 3 years, but YMMV.
> The problem is that the last step doesn't have an odometer, nor a gas
> gauge, thus you don't know your mileage until you arrive.
> Anyway,  states that the DAM does have a backup (joey). Apparently,
> both haven't been able to do any NM processing for the past six weeks.
db.debian.org (samosa) is down at the moment, presumably no one can
> Might it be possible to replace the single-point-of-failure DAM with a
> Peer Review system? I.e., some DDs (the existing AMs?) are tasked with
> checking the AM reports; three(?) YES votes approves the new maintainer,
> one NO vote (with justification please...) relegates them to the DAM.
Perhaps we need a more well-defined action to take here rather than
relegation to the DAM.
> If people think this is a good idea, I am willing, and actually have the
> time, to extend the NM pages to implement this.
Lots of us think something along the lines is a good idea. Refusal of
the parties who actually need to be involved in these changes (front
desk and DAM) to engage in the discussion puts a bit of a damper on