Removing active maintainers
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Mon Jun 29 06:19:18 CDT 2009
Ken Sharp wrote:
> Dan Kegel wrote:
>> 3. Eight days is way too quick to remove an inactive maintainer. Six
>> months is more like it.
> That is far too long. After two weeks there are 100 test results
> waiting in the queue. Six months wouldn't help the users out at all.
> Their test results would disappear into a black hole.
But he could be temporarily away. What about sending him a mail after 8
days, sending him an urgent mail after two/three weeks saying "please
remove yourself if you know you're not going to handle these" and only
remove him a few weeks later. Maintainers are volunteers, they can't be
expected to spend *all* their time on appdb, they have time now and
then; unless they are, for example, on a holiday.
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