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Re: Why does Ubuntu have all the ideas?

On Sat, 29 Jul 2006 14:39:02 +0200, Loïc Minier <lool+debian@via.ecp.fr> said: 

>         Hi,
> On Sat, Jul 29, 2006, Anthony Towns 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."

>  Can you give other use cases than hardware support?

>  I think it would be a great idea if it were applied to
>  cross-package integration in general, not to specific task in
>  particular.  I am not sure I would like a static list of
>  areas/teams such as hardware support team, security team, GNOME
>  team, etc.; but I would appreciate temporary special powers for
>  e.g. transitions or implementation of a spec people have agreed
>  upon, some examples:

        Does that not mandate a a far more stringent template on
 ./debian/rules (no yada, no cdbs, select one of quilt/dpatch) and
 maintainer scripts (no Perl)?

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