Re: Bug#798476: Returning to the requirement that Uploaders: contain humans
- Date: Thu, 3 Aug 2017 00:08:24 +0200
- From: Bill Allombert <ballombe@xxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: Bug#798476: Returning to the requirement that Uploaders: contain humans
On Wed, Aug 02, 2017 at 05:48:15PM -0400, Sean Whitton wrote:
> Here is an updated diff for this bug, against the docbook version of
> the policy manual.
> I've also included a purely informative change which emphasises that
> packages that are team maintained in name only should be orphaned
> properly, with their maintainer field set to the QA team. This is
> already current best practice, but it's worth emphasising, because one
> might fail to orphan a package on the grounds that "someone else on the
> team might fix it", which is not true of a lot of teams.
You are omitting the case of a team which get reduced to a single
member, in which case the package need not be orphaned. Yet it is
important the fact is mentionned in the package.
Imagine a large red swirl here.