NEW Packages process

Scott Kitterman ubuntu at
Wed Apr 16 15:08:22 BST 2008

On Wednesday 16 April 2008 09:51, Daniel Holbach wrote:
> Scott Kitterman schrieb:
> > On Wednesday 16 April 2008 08:15, Daniel Holbach wrote:
> >> I personally ask and have seen others actively asking for changes to
> >> patches if they were not ready to go yet. (Be it packaging problems,
> >> policy problems or not adhering to processes.)
> >
> > So the frustration gets pushed from the New package process into bug
> > fixing if we end up with more of this.  I think that's the LAST thing we
> > want.
> What I said was in reply to the point that education happens less in the
> sponsoring process, which I disagree with.
> If a package is not ready, it's not ready. If there are mistakes that
> were overlooked (or things that could be improved) it's more likely to
> get fixed once it's in the archive and bug fixing is "open for all".
> > Currently I think we are expending not nearly enough effort on
> > maintaining what we have and really need to make that easier/smoother.
> We could move this out into a separate thread and discuss concrete
> problems and solutions for them for Intrepid.
Fine, when I've got some ideas I'll bring it up, but for this thread, I think 
uploading less reveiwed packages is definitely a stop in the wrong direction.

Scott K

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