On 2019-01-26 08:01:46 (+0100), Alad Wenter via aur-general wrote:
Not too long after I became TU I deleted something of ~2000 packages, based on similar "criteria" and after seeing no "objections" on IRC after a while. After the deed was done I got emails, angry shouting on IRC and complaints for the following 6 months on BBS and other places.
"they took our packages" *rantyface* *screaming*
tl;dr use requests like everyone else, or patch aurweb to have "batch requests"
Yes, please requests! This way stuff at least gets to the mailing list and is somewhat documented.