MOTU Meeting Notes

Robert Collins robertc at
Fri Aug 8 07:15:40 BST 2008

On Fri, 2008-08-08 at 02:08 -0400, Michael Casadevall wrote:
> - Ubuntu packages getting back into Debian
>   * Concern about the amount of Ubuntu-specific packages in the
> archive is growing, with less and less packages going upstream
>   * persia brought up the notion of working to bring back DCT/Utunbtu
>   * Talk about if Ubuntu should require maintainers for packages that
> are not in Debian was brought up
>   * This topic will be brought up at the next meeting.

I think introducing a maintainer lock would be a bad idea. If the idea
is that there should be someone caring about packages so they don't
bitrot - thats fine and good - but calling it Maintainer will confuse
those of us that are DD's quite a lot.

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