Automating the NonResponsiveMaintainers policy

Panu Matilainen pmatilai at
Fri Mar 2 12:16:13 UTC 2012

On 03/02/2012 02:00 PM, Matthias Runge wrote:
> On 02/03/12 12:52, Aleksandar Kurtakov wrote:
>> If a maintainer doesn't respond to a bug repord with the status
>> new in a week - give commit rights to the reporter in pkgdb
>> so he/she can fix it himself.
> I kind a' like this proposal. You're speaking of current package
> maintainers getting commit rights automatically after a timespan,
> right?
> What about bug reporter being unable to fix the mentioned bug?
> And does the bug-reporter get his right revoked after a time
> (automatically?)

Not to mention bug reporter not necessarily understanding the full 
consequences of a change - change that might look trivial but has 
world-breaking effects.

And FWIW, four week vacations are common in this part of the world...

	- Panu -

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