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What is the point of RFA? Was: Re: proposal: ITR




On Thu, Feb 1, 2018 at 5:46 PM, Thomas Goirand <zigo@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> We already have RFA, where maintainers are asking for adoption. I fail
> to see how a different type of bug will trigger a quicker adoption. An
> ITR is going to (unfortunately) achieve the exact same thing as an RFA,
> which in most cases is ... no much.

What is the point of RFA?

I mean why don't you just Orphan it and continue to maintain it with
QA uploads until a volunteer wants to adopt it?

See this for reference:
https://www.debian.org/doc/manuals/developers-reference/pkgs.html#orphaning

Thanks,
Jeremy Bicha