Re: The role of the DPL in technical decisions
Sven Luther <email@example.com> wrote:
> As i understand the NEW handling is needed for :
> a) make sure the licence is ok, and the package is otherwise distribuable,
> and maybe setup the US-big-brother survey of developer's work.
> b) check if the new package upload doesn't split in too many subpackages or
> whatever and doesn't explode the archive:
c) ensure that the packages are in the appropriate section.
But making decisions about this really isn't the DPL's job. If you
disagree with how the ftp-masters handle it, then it ought to be
discussed with them. If they're unwilling to have that discussion, then
the DPL's involvement may be justifiable.
Matthew Garrett | firstname.lastname@example.org