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Re: On the "Debian Maintainers" GR

* Matthew Johnson <debian@matthew.ath.cx> [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 Golde - http://ngolde.de - nion@jabber.ccc.de - GPG: 0x73647CFF
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