[arch-dev-public] Web based signoffs

Jason Chu jason at archlinux.org
Mon Aug 18 12:44:31 EDT 2008

On Sun, Aug 17, 2008 at 10:23 AM, Thayer Williams <thayer at archlinux.org> wrote:
> 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!

Maybe if you accidently signoff on a package you should be responsible
for actually testing the package then, thus getting rid of the
necessity to unsignoff.

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