Permissions Reorg: Unifying Sponsorship

Matt Zimmerman mdz at
Thu Feb 25 15:23:11 GMT 2010

On Wed, Feb 24, 2010 at 03:19:34PM +0100, Daniel Holbach wrote:
> as we didn't get to it the last time in the meeting, here's my proposal
> for unifying sponsorship.
> At the moment we use ~ubuntu-universe-sponsors and ~ubuntu-main-sponsors
> as a means for us to queue up patches/branches that need looking at.
> With the new permissions model this is not suitable any more. Instead I
> went ahead and updated the sponsoring overview that 1) shows which
> packagesets a package is part of and 2) if the person who last commented
> was somebody who can upload the package, is a developer generally or isn't.
> Now I think it makes sense to move to a unified ~ubuntu-sponsors team
> that will make the process even easier.
> The discussion on the mailing list was not controversial at all, so I'd
> like to have your go-ahead to implement the changes mentioned above.

Sounds fine to me.

 - mdz

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