Hi, * Matthew Johnson <firstname.lastname@example.org> [2007-07-26 15:07]: > Christoph Berg wrote: > > IMHO the current process with sponsors reviewing and uploading > > packages has proven to work nicely, i.e. the amount of broken packages > > uploaded is not too high. Most of the perceived problems with this > > process stem from the fact that most of the packages offered on > > debian-mentors or #debian-mentors are initially crap and need lots of > > review cycles. Once people produce good packages asking the last > > sponsor for another upload should work. (And at that point NM will be > > a breeze.) > > Actually, I've had a lot of trouble finding sponsors for any of my packages, > despite requesting them multiple times on debian-mentors and more > package-specific lists. For example, libdbus-java hasn't been sponsored since > December, despite my having packaged several versions since and requested > uploads for them all. I have 9 packages waiting for sponsoring; some of which > are new, but several are just uploads to existing packages. The problem with this is that people search a new sponsor for every package instead of finding a small set of people who always sponsor their packages. Kind regards Nico -- Nico Golde - http://ngolde.de - email@example.com - GPG: 0x73647CFF For security reasons, all text in this mail is double-rot13 encrypted.
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