Improving our processes for new contributors.

Gerald B. Cox gbcox at bzb.us
Sun Jul 12 18:57:21 UTC 2015


On Sun, Jul 12, 2015 at 11:27 AM, Bruno Wolff III <bruno at wolff.to> wrote:

> One way to do this that is a varient on some other suggestions, is to have
> would be co-maintainers do re-reviews of packages they are interested in
> co-maintaining. Spec files can gain cruft or not be kept fully compliant
> with the latest rules and some who can spot stuff that should be fixed is
> demonstrating their ability to package and helping out (assuming they don't
> make too many mistakes) at the same time.


If someone wants to do that unofficially, I would have no problem with
that, but to have it as another requirement would add an unneeded layer of
complexity.  Packaging guidelines are not enforced retroactively.  If
something is causing an issue, there is already a process to handle that.
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