[aur-general] TU sponsorship.

Stéphane Gaudreault stephane at archlinux.org
Fri Mar 2 09:12:36 EST 2012

Le 2012-03-02 09:00, Peter Lewis a écrit :
> On Friday 02 Mar 2012 13:03:47 Thomas Bächler wrote:
>> I always highlight that the Arch core developers usually don't interfere
>> with the affairs of the TU group. In that sense, the bylaws make sense
>> by saying you need to TU to sponsor him. However, the important part
>> (voting) is done by TUs only.
> Sure, that is probably the important thing. But we should at least ensure the
> rules are consistent with our practice (or vice versa).
>> Personally, I always considered the "sponsor" requirement an unnecessary
> formality anyway.
> Well, if that is a widely held view, then an alternative would be to remove
> this sponsorship thing all together and just allow direct applications to the
> list. Presumably it is designed to provide some sort of pre-application
> vetting of candidates, to not waste everyone's time?
> Pete.

I think it is a good pratice to have sponsorhip from a TU or a dev, to 
do a first screening and to separate the wheat from the chaff.
As I said before, I have no problem if only TUs vote.



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