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Re: Maintainership, vanishing or absent maintainers (QA)

On Sun, Mar 28, 1999 at 02:47:37PM -0700, Jason Gunthorpe wrote:
> I am hoping to get a mechanism to detect absent maintainers as we move to
> having our maintainer database in a directory. My current thought is to
> just turn on shadow password aging, you have to set your password once a
> year or you can't upload packages, vote etc. After your account has
> expired for a long time you'd just have to send a PGP signed message to an
> automated mail address to re-issue a new password.

I *hate* expiring passwords!  I have enough trouble keeping the ones I have
in my head...  I'd think it'd be just as easy to write a script that
searchs packages for "last active date" and the list archives for "last
active email" and things like that...

Please cc all mailing list replies to me, also.
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