On Thu, Dec 01, 2016 at 07:20:36PM +0100, Stefano Zacchiroli wrote:
> We should go for "weak code ownership" instead, which *in theory* is
> what we already have (given every DD can NMU any package), but the
> *culture* of strong ownership is so rooted in the project that people
> are still too afraid of using it. Also, we don't have good tools[^] that

Indeed, and it has apparently even crept into team maintenance such
that team members don't touch "other people's" team-maintained

> I'm personally convinced that a strong, symbolic act is needed to
> actually make weak code ownership a reality in Debian. Abolishing the
> Maintainer field all together[*] might be it.

Sounds good to me.

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