Plan for tomorrows (20081014) FESCO meeting

Till Maas opensource at till.name
Tue Oct 14 21:25:32 UTC 2008


On Tue October 14 2008, Patrice Dumas wrote:
> On Tue, Oct 14, 2008 at 10:53:24PM +0200, Till Maas wrote:

> > Will there be a script that orphans all packages of the EOL release for
> > every non interested maintainer in packagedb, so that the interested
> > maintainers can pick it up and the non interested maintainers do not get
> > unecessary mail?
>
> This is in the 'Possible follow-up' section, but maybe this should be
> done right from the start.

Oh, I should not have skipped that section. This orphaning should be probably 
somehow enhanced, that also co-maintainers are removed, who are not 
interested. But it is hard to estimate how much this will be annoying, i.e. 
how many changes there will be for how many packages. But it will also allow 
to easier to track which packages are maintained in the EOL branch, which is 
also useful for people, who want to have a certain package maintained.

Regards,
Till
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