Re: Adopting packages.
On Sun, Jan 27, 2002 at 11:11:07AM -0500, David B Harris wrote:
> Hey ho :) I'm currently in the NM queue, waiting for my key to be
> signed. It'll be a while, I believe, before I get it signed. It just
> happens to be that I've moved to within a stone's throw of where my AM
> works, though it's still across a border. :)
> Anyways, I was wondering what the QA group thinks about people
> maintaining packages who arn't capable of uploading on their own.
I don't think people should view it as a long-term solution, but with a
good sponsor it's fine in the short term. It also helps with the
new-maintainer process, since you can demonstrate that you're competent
at handling bugs and so on before your account is created.
Colin Watson [firstname.lastname@example.org]