proposal: delegates (including map to person names and lp ids)

Steve Langasek steve.langasek at
Sun Mar 28 10:18:12 BST 2010

On Fri, Mar 26, 2010 at 06:58:12PM +0100, Stefan Potyra wrote:

> (resending original mail at [1], this time with names, launchpad ids and irc 
> nicks) 

> this is a possible list of delegates for packages found in universe. confirmed
> means that the person in question already volunteered to take that position,
> unconfirmed means that I didn't get an answer (yet).

> * kde: drop, covered by Jonathan Riddell (~jr) [Riddell] already.
> * server: drop, covered by Scott Kitterman (~kitterman) [ScottK] already.
> * mythbuntu: Mario Limonciello (~superm1) [superm1] (confirmed)
> * mozilla team: Alexander Sack (~asac) [asac] (confirmed), Micah Gersten 
> (~micahg) [micahg] (fallback - confirmed)
> * ubuntustudio: drop, response time was not too good in the past.
> * xubuntu: Cody A.W. Somerville (~cody-somerville) [cody-somerville] 
> (confirmed), Lionel Le Folgoc (~mrpouit) [mr_pouit] (unconfirmed)
> * desktop (gnome): Sebastien Bacher (~seb128) [seb128] (unconfirmed)
> * netbook: merging with desktop? still needed? maybe Didier Roche  (~didrocks) 
> [didrocks] (unconfirmed)?
> * edubuntu: Jonathan Carter (~jonathan) [highvoltage] (unconfirmed), Stéphane 
> Graber (~stgraber) [stgraber] (confirmed)

> what do you think? Anything you disagree with? Any other delegations that 
> should be made? Any ideas for everything where's a question mark?

No disagreements; I'm happy to delegate FFe approval for universe packages
in each of the respective areas to the named individuals.

> Finally, as Emmet asked me via irc: Should delegates be able to acknowledge
> freeze exceptions, in case the package in question is seeded *only* by the
> relevant team?
> Personally, I'd like to be conservative and defer that idea to lucid + 1.

No, this shouldn't extend to packages seeded in main.

Steve Langasek                   Give me a lever long enough and a Free OS
Debian Developer                   to set it on, and I can move the world.
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