Hi Manuel,

On 09/17/16 20:53, Manuel A. Fernandez Montecelo wrote:
>> On Sun, Aug 28, 2016 at 10:13:44AM +0100, Manuel A. Fernandez
>> Montecelo wrote:
>>> I think that one measure to improve the current situation is that, for
>>> the people doing NMUs, to orphan the package when the number of NMUs
>>> exceeds for example 3 or 5 in a row, or 1 year since the oldest NMU not
>>> acked by the maintainers and there are bugs or reasons requiring new
>>> intervention.  (Exceptions can apply if there are specific reasons to
>>> avoid to do that, e.g. keep packages as part of a team).  With this,
>>> future NMUs will be QA uploads.

> Also, I hoped to gather some feedback to the message at least, to see if
> the above looks reasonable to most people.

In general, the above seems reasonable to me and an improvement. Except
maybe not only have 5 NMUs in a row, but also no response in e.g. half a
year. That way quick NMUs in succession don't qualify.


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