AWOL Maintainer: Krzysztof Kurzawski
Paul W. Frields
stickster at gmail.com
Mon Aug 11 10:48:49 UTC 2008
On Mon, 2008-08-11 at 19:36 +1000, Andrew Bartlett wrote:
> On Mon, 2008-08-11 at 10:30 +0200, Rex Dieter wrote:
> > Andrew Bartlett wrote:
> > >> It's policy; see:
> > >>
> > >> http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/PackageMaintainers/Policy#What_to_do_if_a_Maintainer_is_absent
> > >
> > > This is one of the policies that makes me reluctant to become a Fedora
> > > contributor.
> > How so?
> I really am going to try to make a good stab at maintaining the packages
> I'm proposing for Fedora, but as I won't list my 'Vacations' in public,
> and I like the idea of tech-free holidays (and at other times, simply
> get busy), it certainly could come up.
> Hopefully the OpenChange/Samba4 stack attracts the interests of
> co-maintainers, so this isn't a problem.
Right, having one or more co-maintainers makes this a non-issue. Even
during busy times, simply moving a bug to ASSIGNED is a response, since
it means you've triaged it yourself and at least agree it's actionable
at some future point.
If you haven't already started a separate thread to locate potential
comaintainers for the OpenChange/Samba4 stack, you certainly can do that
Paul W. Frields
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