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Re: DEP1: Clarifying policies and workflows for Non Maintainer Uploads (NMUs)

On Fri, 30 May 2008 08:25:34 +0200, Lucas Nussbaum
<lucas@lucas-nussbaum.net> said:  

> On 29/05/08 at 17:47 -0700, Richard Hecker wrote:

> The goal of the DEP is precisely to replace this section 5.11, and
> change the usual NMU rules. That's why it's submitted as a DEP (to
> allow broad discussion), not as an obscure patch to devref :-)

        I think that not communicating with the maintainer is not a
 desirable change to the document.

>> Some people will prepare a NMU without even sending an email to the
>> maintainer. They will claim that this was 'done by the book.'

> As long as the NMUer sends all the information to the BTS, I'm
> perfectly fine with the NMUer not sending a private email to the
> maintainer. (and I think that there's consensus about that)

        For the record, I don't think that we should remove the language
 about informing the maintainer with a mail message; and no, I don't
 think we quite have a consensus on this yet.

If you waste your time cooking, you'll miss the next meal.
Manoj Srivastava <srivasta@debian.org> <http://www.debian.org/~srivasta/>  
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