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Re: On the "Debian Maintainers" GR

On Thu, 26 Jul 2007, Steve Langasek wrote:
> On Thu, Jul 26, 2007 at 11:00:14PM -0700, Don Armstrong wrote:
> > I agree as well, but it's all that we require DDs to subscribe to.
> > [That said, we really should work to make d-d-a enough; decisions that
> > and transitions that affect multiple packages should be announced
> > there.]
> > Frankly, there's nothing stoping us from recommending/requiring DMs to
> > be active/subscribed to other lists too; we just have to do it.
> If you announce too many transitions there that aren't relevant to
> the vast majority of maintainers, those maintainers will stop paying
> attention to d-d-a. IMHO most transitions should be coordinated
> privately among the affected developers, as is generally the case
> today.

Right; I guess I really meant that information on transitions that
wasn't directly communicated to affected maintainers.

Don Armstrong

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