[aur-general] Removing comments from AUR

Grigorios Bouzakis grbzks at gmail.com
Thu Jun 25 15:29:09 EDT 2009

On Thu, Jun 25, 2009 at 10:02 PM, Xyne<xyne at archlinux.ca> wrote:
>> 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.

You mean you have seen comments about malicious packages and removed them?
I doubt it.
Malicious or useless packages, at least since mere users are not able
to delete them,
have *always* been reported on the mailing list or to TUs directly, or
the AUR cleanup
wiki page.


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