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Re: Removing packages perhaps too aggressively?




Am 31.01.2018 um 22:49 schrieb Don Armstrong:
> On Wed, 31 Jan 2018, Abou Al Montacir wrote:
>> Me too likes to extend the removal notice for few weeks/months.
>> Especially removal from testing when outside freeze periods.
> 
> Packages removed from testing outside of the freeze can be easily
> re-added to testing once the underlying RC bugs are fixed. So RMs should
> continue to remove early, and remove often. [When this has happened with
> my packages (see lilypond), it's resulted in more people helping with
> the maintenance of them, and brought some issues to a wider audience.]
> 

I agree. Removals from testing should have no artifical delay. Removals
from the archive (i.e. unstable), a two or four week courtesy delay
seems ok to me, giving the person listed in Maintainers a chance to
reply, seems ok.

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