submitters +1ing their own packages

Adam Williamson awilliam at
Wed Sep 7 02:38:53 UTC 2011

On Wed, 2011-09-07 at 11:00 +1000, Peter Hutterer wrote:
> On Tue, Sep 06, 2011 at 05:02:25PM -0700, Adam Williamson wrote:
> > I've mentioned before that I actually support this, but I'm in the
> > minority, and AFAIK the current policy is supposed to be that
> > maintainers cannot upkarma updates they submitted themselves. However,
> > this seems to be happening - exhibit a):
> > 
> >
> > 
> > karma is listed as 1, the only positive feedback shown as I write this
> > is from kengert, who submitted the update.
> > 
> > Is this a Bodhi bug? Or does FESCo expect voluntary compliance /
> > case-by-case enforcement of this policy?
> sometimes a +1 after weeks in testing is the only or at least easy way to
> nudge a package into stable.
> e.g:
> even with my +1 still not there, and this isn't the only package I've done
> this for.

Please don't turn this into another 'I'm not getting enough testing on
my old critpath package' thread. We already have about five of those,
plus a trac ticket. Whether it has some practical effect or not, it's
clearly against the current policy, and what I'm questioning is whether
Bodhi should be enforcing that policy automatically.
Adam Williamson
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