Patch pilot report 2012-10-15
daniel.holbach at ubuntu.com
Tue Oct 16 06:59:49 UTC 2012
On 15.10.2012 22:32, Steve Langasek wrote:
> On Mon, Oct 15, 2012 at 03:09:31PM -0500, Jamie Strandboge wrote:
>> Note, queue not going down as much as it could be because I saw a lot of
>> things (correctly) being deferred to R
> I think we really need to come up with a better way of systematically
> deferring sponsorship queue items that doesn't involve individual sponsors
> taking responsibility for revisiting an item when the next release opens.
> That workflow tends to make developers very reluctant to move stuff out of
> the queue because they can't commit to being the one to do that work in $x
> weeks. I'd really like us to be able to have a central sponsorship deferral
> tag that we can batch process at the opening of the next release, so that we
> can deal with this more efficiently across the team.
we say for things that are "[n]ot suitable for the current release period":
* Let the contributor know that the patch is not suitable for the
current release period.
* Unsubscribe ubuntu-sponsors, or mark the merge proposal status as
"Work in Progress". (Be sure to tell the contributor to reverse the
* Subscribe yourself to the bug report (this ensures it shows up in
the following url)
* Milestone the bug to 'later'.
once the new release opens and upload the
Would this work?
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