Automating the NonResponsiveMaintainers policy

"Jóhann B. Guðmundsson" johannbg at
Fri Mar 2 16:34:47 UTC 2012

On 03/02/2012 04:29 PM, Karel Zak wrote:
> On Fri, Mar 02, 2012 at 04:13:44PM +0000, "Jóhann B. Guðmundsson" wrote:
>> Why do you think it's a bad idea automating a process that is now done
>> manually?
>   because:
>   * After 2 attempts of no contact, the reporter asks if anyone knows how
>     to contact the maintainer.
>   * After another 7 days, the reporter posts a formal request to the
>     fedora-devel list with the bug link.
>   * If at least one FESCo member approves the takeover and no one objects
>     within 3 days, the requester may take over the package.

Yes the automation would just automate these steps ending with posting 
the formal request to devel for fesco to pick up.


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