[pkg-go] Fwd: Updating the pkg-go Team Maintenance policy

Dmitry Smirnov onlyjob at debian.org
Tue Jan 19 08:18:03 UTC 2016

On Tue, 19 Jan 2016 08:51:22 AM Michael Stapelberg wrote:
> Dmitry, can you please outline what it is that you dislike about the
> suggestion?

Too much freedom to upload without notifying those who are responsible for 
package. Lack of notion that Team upload is a rough equivalent to NMU hence 
notification is a must as well as delay (through DELAYED queue or other 
Alexandre wants to ensure that everyone can upload everything without talking 
but team maintenance should be more about communication.
For example one might want to upload new upstream release of a package 
without telling Uploaders. But new release may not be uploaded for reason 
like when Uploaders (who presumably follow upstream development) are aware of 
regression or disruptive change in new release and prefer to wait for update.
In number of cases upload can be held by known upstream bugs etc. Therefore 
one who wants to upload must communicate and not just do as (s)he pleased 
without even sending an email to those who migh be aware of specifics and 

We are all here to help each other but let's not forget about importance of 

 Dmitry Smirnov.


Every decent man is ashamed of the government he lives under.
        -- H. L. Mencken
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