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Re: Proposed update to python-debian

On Thu, Dec 29, 2011 at 01:04:48AM -0800, John Wright wrote:
> On Thu, Dec 29, 2011 at 08:10:11AM +0000, Adam D. Barratt wrote:
> > On 28.12.2011 23:45, John Wright wrote:
> > >Attached is a patch to the python-debian package which I intend to
> > >upload to stable.
> > 
> > Apparently you already _have_ uploaded it.
> > 
> > Eight hours is really not a long enough time to have waited for a
> > response, particularly when practically all of the release team
> > memebers handling stable are in Europe and were likely asleep for
> > the majority of those eight hours.  For future reference, the
> > expected workflow - as outlined in the Developers Reference and a
> > number of mails to d-d-a - is to wait for an acknowledgement before
> > uploading.  Now that you've uploaded the package will be processed
> > in due course, but it would be appreciated if you could bear this in
> > mind for any future uploads.
> Sorry.  I interpreted everything I read more like "send us a heads up",
> rather than "please wait for acknowledgement".  I wasn't trying to be
> impatient or pushy - I thought I would just deal with the upload
> rejection if it wasn't appropriate for stable-updates.  I'll wait for an
> acknowledgement next time.

Of course, now I see the checklist [1], which clearly says to wait for
approval.  Ah, well, now I know.

 [1]: http://www.debian.org/releases/proposed-updates

John Wright <jsw@debian.org>

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