On Wed, 30 Nov 2016 17:53:54 +0300 Andrew Savchenko wrote:
> On Thu, 3 Nov 2016 11:15:07 +0100 Jason A. Donenfeld wrote:
> > (Sometimes it's even
> > me who's doing the touching!) My instinctive reaction is always,
> > "can't everybody calm down and be happy somebody is doing your work
> > for you?" The answer to this question is, of course, that it depends
> > who the developer is and how competent you are.
> > 
> > So, nothing new here. I don't want to bikeshed about it. Business as usual.
> > 
> > I thought I'd do something loose and informal to rectify the problem.
> > See my package-policy.txt on my developer space:
> > 
> > http://dev.gentoo.org/~zx2c4/package-policy.txt
> It is likely that nobody will read this file. If you want to allow
> people to modify your stuff faster than the policy above says, put
> this somewhere in ebuilds as a comment. If you want to deny people
> to touch your stuff when they are within the rules, you can't do
> that (e.g. if you will go AWOL, your packages will still need care).

A field in metadata.xml was suggested in another thread [1]. Looks
like proper way to go.


Best regards,
Andrew Savchenko

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