[aur-general] Removing comments from AUR
xyne at archlinux.ca
Thu Jun 25 15:02:45 EDT 2009
> The maintainer of a package should be able to delete comments as this
> would make some of the more popular packages' comments easier to clean
> up. Instead of a trusted user needing to do this, the owner of the
> package could be allowed to delete any comments older that a week.
> That's a policy decision, but I hope we will have some way of deleting
> comments that refer to bugs that have been fixed.
This would prevent users from being able to flag malicious packages. If
this were implemented, I would like to see a "report malicious package"
link or something else. As Arch continues to grow we will end up with
malicious users and I would prefer to be prepared to handle these when
the time comes.
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