[aur-general] Removing comments from AUR

Aaron Griffin aaronmgriffin at gmail.com
Wed Jun 24 17:17:41 EDT 2009

On Wed, Jun 24, 2009 at 4:17 PM, Aaron Griffin<aaronmgriffin at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 24, 2009 at 4:12 PM, Daenyth Blank<daenyth+arch at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Wed, Jun 24, 2009 at 17:03, Grigorios Bouzakis<grbzks at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> May i suggest something slightly relevant, but probably very radical?
>>> Disable comments on AUR completely.
>> I agree that comments are not terribly useful on community packages,
>> but I think they're important for [unsupported]. Maybe for community
>> packages, only allow comments from the *maintainer* (or TU). My
>> preference is to leave it as is. Granted, sometimes people report
>> issues for community packages on the comment page, but that's no worse
>> than people emailing the maintainer directly (since that's still not
>> on the bug tracker), and is better because it's more visible.
> Without sounding harsh - it's not my job. We've always harped on the
> point that the TUs and community was an autonomous entity. What we are
> doing here is enabling that even more so. If the TUs and/or AUR guys
> want to disable comments, that's their prerogative, but there's no way
> in hell I'm going to add "oh and fiddle with some PHP while we're at
> it" to the list of things to do here.

Note, this reply was to Dolby's original comment in the other thread -
it looks goofy the way I replied here

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