[aur-general] orphan request

Peter Lewis plewis at aur.archlinux.org
Thu Dec 2 14:47:14 CET 2010

On Thursday 02 December 2010 12:56:37 Ray Rashif wrote:
> On 2 December 2010 20:48, Peter Lewis <plewis at aur.archlinux.org> wrote:
> > On Thursday 02 December 2010 12:07:59 Kaiting Chen wrote:
> >> As a general policy we wait a week before
> >> orphaning after you have contacted the maintainer expressing your desire
> >> to adopt to package.
> > 
> > At least two weeks would be my minimum. It's perfectly possible that
> > someone is just on holiday / vacation. It wouldn't be nice to come back
> > and find all your lovingly crafted PKGBUILDs taken off your hands!
> No need. A week is sufficient for packages that have been marked
> out-of-date for so long.

Yeah agreed. I just think that as a general rule we need to allow for more 
than a week from the first notification. But as you say, if the package has 
long been marked out-of-date, then that's obviously what the whole flagging 
system is for! :-)


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