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Re: salsa.debian.org (git.debian.org replacement) going into beta

On Wed, 2017-12-27 at 01:35:50 +0100, Philip Rinn wrote:
> > Collab-maint
> > ------------
> > 
> > If you want to allow other Debian Developers to work on your packages or 
> > software, you can create projects within the
> > **Debian** group. Every Debian Developer has write access to projects created 
> > in this group.
> > If you create a project within the Debian group, you are implicitly welcoming 
> > all DDs to contribute directly to the project.
> >
> > Guest users can only be added to individual projects with the Debian group, 
> > but not to the entire Debian group. This is different to the policy for the 
> > collab-maint group on Alioth.

> For me this is a drawback. I'm a DM and maintain 9 packages within
> collab-maint now. I want to invite other Debian Contributors to help with my
> packages. Now I'd need to ask some DD to create 9 projects for my existing
> packages (and also for new ones) within the Debian group for me. On Alioth I
> could do this on my own. Why the difference?
> I know I can just create the projects within my namespace but I'd loose the idea
> of "hey feel free to contribute to my packages". That's really sad.

I think you can actually do that, and it should be easier than creating and
transferring the projects. When adding new members to your project, just
share it with the Debian group?