Policy for non-responsive maintainers

Walter Bender walter.bender at gmail.com
Thu Jan 10 13:52:08 EST 2013

On Thu, Jan 10, 2013 at 1:39 PM, Bernie Innocenti <bernie at codewiz.org> wrote:
> Is this a good time to re-spin the discussion? Considering that it keeps
> coming up:


Let's get a policy defined and a means of execution. (On the ASLO
front, there are many of us who can help with the transfer of
management. Gitorious is another story...

> <lionaneesh-andro> bernie: Could you help me takeover maintainership of an inactive activity?
> <bernie> lionaneesh-andro: ask alsroot, he maintains aslo
> * alsroot only maintains aslo, dirakx was taking care about aslo content
> <bernie> lionaneesh-andro: gonzalo_odiard and garycmartin are the activity team coordinators.
> <bernie> lionaneesh-andro: there's currently no written process for taking over an unmaintained activity. maybe ask them for permission first?
> <bernie> lionaneesh-andro: please, write to sugar-devel@ and cc me, alsroot, gonzalo and gary.
> <lionaneesh-andro> bernie: okay. Thanks.
> On Wed, 2012-10-31 at 19:04 -0400, Bernie Innocenti wrote:
>> On Wed, 2012-10-31 at 14:27 -0300, Gonzalo Odiard wrote:
>> > If you are not in a hurry to get this discussed,
>> > I propose wait until we finish we 0.98 (one month aprox)
>> > Right now, all the people we want be involved in this discussion,
>> > are too busy (me too).
>> There's no particular hurry.
>> Actually, I brought up this particular issue just to make a more general
>> point: we should codify our existing practices in the wiki for the
>> benefit of new and existing contributors. Being swamped by an unclear
>> process can be quite frustrating for a volunteer who just wants to get
>> things done.
>> > About the  summer young hackaton in Uruguay, I take your word.
>> Glad to help, although it's unlikely that I'll be able to join in.
> --
>  _ // Bernie Innocenti
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Walter Bender
Sugar Labs

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