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Re: Report from DSA Team Sprint in Oslo

On Tue, March 20, 2012 09:06, Tollef Fog Heen wrote:
>> Shouldn't the various teams handling the group take care of managing
>> them? Do they currently fail at that?
> I think we can say that yes, they generally fail at asking for people to
> be removed from groups.  I'm still a member of webwml even though I
> don't think I've committed anything there since 2007 or so.  I'm also
> apparently a qa member, though I can't even remember asking to be put in
> the group. :-)

You may want do consider the extra 'powers' membership of specific groups
brings. For example, I've hardly revoked any group membership in the past
that serves to give commit access to a repository. Afterall, commit access
is usually hardly dangerous: impact is small and inappropriate ones are
easily reverted; and it usually helps everyone if someone can make a quick
fix for something they ran into because they still have access.

So I would advise to only make an effort to 'clean up' groups that have
sufficiently 'dangerous' consequences attached to them.


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