Re: Why does Ubuntu have all the ideas?
On Sat, Jul 29, 2006 at 12:54:39PM +0100, Matthew Garrett wrote:
> Anthony Towns <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > What if we introduced the concept of "area" maintenance? Like saying
> > "Matthew Garrett is part of our hardware support team, so can thus NMU
> > any package that needs changes to support that release goal." with the
> > proviso that a bug gets filed with the NMU patch  at the same time.
> > We already have something like that with 0-day NMUs for certain
> > transitions authorised by the RMs.
> That's certainly an interesting idea, and I'd be happy to explore it.
> How do other people feel?
I like the idea.
Frankly, I've never quite understood this "hands off my package"
attitude. As long as someone isn't breaking my package (and is fixing
it if they do), I am happy to have an NMU. After all, it's one less
thing I have to do to it, right?
I do get extremely irritated when someone NMUs my package and breaks
it and disappears. But that's only happened a couple of times to me.
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