Kevin Kofler kevin.kofler at
Tue Sep 6 21:28:34 UTC 2011

Jóhann B. Guðmundsson wrote:
> There is one thing I have learned ( so far in the conversion process )
> and that is that the current model surrounding maintainers and
> maintainership followed by various policies surrounding that model which
> we use here in Fedora as in maintainers "Own" their components (
> ownership model ) cannot deal with large scale changes like systemd
> introduces amongst other things and I will go so far to say that module
> effectively became outdated when Fedora stopped being hobby distro (
> which happened the instance people/corporates started depending on
> fedora and the components it ships which kinda says it never was ) made
> up of relatively few components with relatively few maintainers and an
> hand full of users but that discussion belongs in another thread.

That's exactly why I'm saying that global changes should be done globally, 
not by each package's maintainer.

        Kevin Kofler

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