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Re: How does team maintenace of python module works?

On Saturday, February 16, 2013 12:43:02 PM Thomas Kluyver wrote:
> On 16 February 2013 09:10, Thomas Goirand <zigo@debian.org> wrote:
> > It would be really stupid to only want to "claim" to be working as part
> > of the team, that's not at all what I want to do. I'd like to be able to
> > help when I can, and receive help when I need, which is the point of a
> > team.
> I agree there are reasonable reasons to want to maintain something in git,
> and it's not ideal to exclude those packages from team maintainership just
> because of the VCS question. Although, if it came to that, the team would
> be happy to offer advice and assistance for Python packages that aren't
> maintained by the team. We all want stuff to work smoothly, whether or not
> it's "our" stuff.
> I suggest we take a poll - not as a binding decision, but to get an idea of
> the level of support for different courses of action. You're free to attach
> more weight to the votes of highly involved team members.
> The following four positions have all been advocated in this thread:
> A - Maintain the status quo, in which DPMT packages may only be maintained
> in SVN.
> B - As A, but encourage the creation of a separate team where Python
> modules can be maintained in git.
> C - Allow DPMT-maintained packages to live in SVN or git, so new packages
> can be committed to git if the packager prefers. Optionally, we could make
> provisions to migrate existing packages.
> D - Migrate all the DPMT-maintained packages to git.
> (I suggest we don't consider other VCSs - while we might have our
> favourites, I sampled the list of Debian teams, and found very few using
> anything other than svn or git. So tools & workflows for other VCSs are
> likely to be less well developed.)
> So I would vote CDBA, in order of preference.

E - Migrated to bzr, but I want someone else to to all the work.


Scott K

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