[arch-dev-public] Web based signoffs

Eduardo Romero k3nsai at gmail.com
Sun Aug 17 15:23:19 EDT 2008

On Sun, 2008-08-17 at 13:39 -0400, Dusty Phillips wrote:
> 2008/8/17 Thayer Williams <thayer at archlinux.org>:
> > On Sat, Aug 16, 2008 at 10:50 AM, Dusty Phillips <buchuki at gmail.com> wrote:
> >> Esteemed ArchLinux Developers,
> >>
> >> Partially because Aaron asked for it and thinks it is cool and
> >> partially because all those [signoff] e-mails in my inbox are kind of
> >> boring to me (as a non-packager), I have implemented a web based
> >> signoff mechanism into archweb_dev.
> >>
> >> https://dev.archlinux.org/packages/signoffs/
> >
> > Nice work!  I think this is a great idea too.
> >
> > I only see one potential problem...what if someone accidentaly clicks
> > signoff on the wrong package?  For instance, I didn't really test the
> > cracklib, but I couldn't resist the urge to click it!
> >
> I can easily add 'unsignoff' functionality, but I'm not sure its
> necessary; this isn't the general public we're talking about and an
> e-mail to the maintainer saying "Ignore my signoff on package x" might
> suffice.
> But its up to you guys, its probably a matter of 10 minutes to add a
> view for removing a signoff.
> Dusty
Well, that would be a great addition, and also, packages from core are
the only ones supposed to be put through the signoff proccess. I know
this one might be a bit harder to implement, maybe not.

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