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Re: Debian Maintainers GR Proposal

Raphael Hertzog <hertzog@debian.org> wrote:

> On Fri, 22 Jun 2007, Marc 'HE' Brockschmidt wrote:
>> Anthony Towns <aj@azure.humbug.org.au> writes:
>> > 	* multiple Debian developers have requested the individual's
>> > 	  removal for non-spurious reasons; eg, due to problematic
>> > 	  uploads, unfixed bugs, or being unreasonably difficult to
>> > 	  work with.
>> This part is broken and shouldn't end up in a final proposal. We need to
>> decide on actual rules, otherwise this can lead to endless flamewars.
> We take non-binary decisions every day (MIA, hijack, etc.). This is just
> one more of those.  Usually it's pretty clear when someone isn't up to the
> task.
> If you have some concrete rules, I'd be happy to discuss them, but
> at this point I don't think that concrete rules would help (age of RC
> bugs? bug severities can be discussed, changed. only 3 maintaineres
> unhappy instead of the 4 required? what if those 3 are the Gnome
> maintainers and the package is a Gnome one?).

The concrete rule is in the next paragraph:

	* the Debian Account Managers have requested the individual's
	  removal for any reason.

So those multiple DDs just approach the DAMs which make the decision. 

Regards, Frank
Frank Küster
Single Molecule Spectroscopy, Protein Folding @ Inst. f. Biochemie, Univ. Zürich
Debian Developer (teTeX/TeXLive)

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