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Re: Why does Ubuntu have all the ideas?

On 7/29/06, Matthew Garrett <mgarrett@chiark.greenend.org.uk> wrote:
Anthony Towns <aj@azure.humbug.org.au> 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 [0] 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 called this group of groups some messages ago, but we can create
proper 'metagroups' (defining areas), eg: desktop artwork or hardware
support, and then pkg-gnome, pkg-kde will point who's responsible for
desktop artwork uploads or something similar. Thoughts?

-- stratus

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