[aur-general] discussion about activity
archlinux at cryptocrack.de
Mon Aug 12 12:57:31 EDT 2013
On Sun, Aug 11, 2013 at 07:02:51PM -0300, Hugo Osvaldo Barrera wrote:
> > > An exception to the standard removal procedure is made if a TU has not done
> > > ANY of the following for a period of at least 2 months:
> > >
> > > 1. added, removed or updated a package in +[community]+ or the AUR
> > >
> > > 2. performed any action that required TU privileges on the AUR
> > >
> > > 3. posted a message to aur-general
> > >
> > > In this special case, SVP is followed by a discussion period of three days,
> > > a quorum of 66%, and a voting period of 5 days.
> 66% of the total, or of those that voted?
> I also think a minimum amount of votes should be mentioned here (much
> like for TU applications).
The quorum *is* the minimum amount of votes required.
> > The first point is verifiable for all cases except AUR package removal. The
> > second point is verifiable in the case of votes but not for moderation actions
> > such as merges and deletions of other packages. This could possibly be changed
> > in the AUR backend. The third is obviously verifiable.
> Shouldn't TUs send an email to aur-general when a package is deleted?
> I though that was the case, and that's why we include package names in
> links; so that archival of this sort of data is kept in the list; for
> posterity's sake.
> That would mean the removal of packages is covered by (3).
Nope, they don't have to. If a TU moves a package to [community] or
discovers a completely broken package, he usually just removes it
without notifying aur-general.
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