Re: WNPP bug overview
On Sun, Nov 18, 2001 at 03:53:03PM +0100, Bas Zoetekouw wrote:
> Aren't ITP's supposed to be wishlist, too?
Ah, sorry, I was getting ITA and ITP confused.
It'd be nice if there was some reasonable way for wnpp's "bugs" to be
reduced regularly. From what I can see, there are three sorts of entry
that're non-wishlist bugs: O, RFA and ITA. It looks like ITA and O will
be regularly handled this way, which just leaves RFA. Hmm. Should RFA
really be a wishlist bug?
Possibly ITP's should also be severity normal (matching ITA), and
automatically dropped back to RFP's regularly?
Would that make sense?
> > months seems kind of long to upload an ITP-ed package (says someone who
> > spent over a year between submitting an ITP and uploading it...), maybe
> > that window should be shortened.
> You might be right. We shouldn't make it too short though. What about
> 6-8 weeks?
Sounds reasonable to me, fwiw.
> The following ITP's will be renamed to RFP's:
> - 68132: NIST's POSIX validation suite (1638 days old)
> - 68232: oobr (1638 days old)
> - 68243: Linux phone (1638 days old)
> - 68245: MuPAD (1638 days old)
> - 68256: TinyMUSH (1638 days old)
You might want to consider a 730 (or even 1460) day limit for RFP's.
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