[arch-dev-public] signoffs are dead
seblu at seblu.net
Tue Jul 5 21:17:38 UTC 2016
On mar., 2016-07-05 at 20:33 +0200, Bartłomiej Piotrowski wrote:
> On 2016-07-04 22:07, Sébastien Luttringer wrote:
> > On ven., 2016-07-01 at 17:43 -1000, Gaetan Bisson wrote:
> > > [2016-07-01 21:24:47 +0200] Florian Pritz via arch-dev-public:
> > > > Am 2016-06-30 09:41, schrieb Johannes Löthberg via arch-dev-public:
> > > > > That has actually come up on IRC a lot of times over the last couple
> > > > > years, users asking how to sign-off packages / if they can help
> > > > > signing-off.
> > > >
> > > > I've already got 4 people willing to help, but nobody here voiced an
> > > > opinion
> > > > on this matter yet. Do we want such tester from a dev/TU perspective?
> > >
> > > That sounds like the best idea so far. It also gives users running
> > > [testing] some kind of a purpose besides the fun of the occasional
> > > breakage.
> > >
> > I think we should not promote person as developer because their main work
> > is to
> > test packages. This seems more "support staff" position.
> > If we want to keep the explicit feedback, we could also open signoffs to
> > our
> > community. The feedbacks will be more representative as only few selected
> > people will test their own needs.
> > Cheers,
> No one said anything about promoting such users to developers. That
> would be new role just with signoffs permissions.
Ok. I misunderstood the "Do we want such tester from a dev/TU perspective?"
Sébastien "Seblu" Luttringer
https://seblu.net | Twitter: @seblu42
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