requesting for changes to be sent to debian before sponsoring an upload

James Westby jw+debian at
Thu Jun 19 16:42:33 BST 2008

On Thu, 2008-06-19 at 08:35 -0700, Jordan Mantha wrote:
> That makes more sense to me :-) Next issue would be that sponsors then
> have to evaluate whether a change should be going upstream or not.
> That's probably a good thing but I imagine the queue won't get
> processed quite as fast. I believe the current sponsorship queue is
> designed more around "touch it once" so if a sponsor has to go
> back-and-forth with a sponsoree I'm not sure how well that's going to
> be tracked or implemented.

If the change said "Ubuntu specific" then it can be ignored, and if
there is "Sent to Debian in bug #12345" then it is already done.

If there is neither then the sponsor could question it.

However, there would still be a transition time.

Is it also asking too much of first time contributors?



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