[aur-general] Which developer should be considered as TU?
archlinux at cryptocrack.de
Sat Sep 28 10:48:08 EDT 2013
On Sat, 28 Sep 2013 at 16:04:41, Balló György wrote:
> The Trusted Users list is a bit different between Archweb and AUR. It
> looks like it's unclear which developer is a TU also. This means that
> we don't know how many active TUs are there, therefore can't ensure
> that the quorum meets on each votes. There are four categories:
Just in case you didn't notice: The latest AUR release has a feature
that automatically tells you whether the quorum has been reached or not.
> According to Trusted User Bylaws, TUs (and only TUs) must take part in
> votes. Therefore there should be a clear implementation like this:
> - Developers who want to take part in votes should set their account
> type to 'Trusted User' (or to a new 'Developer+Trusted User' type) in
> AUR, and they should be added to the Arch Linux Trusted Users page.
> - Developers who don't want to take part in votes should set their
> account type to 'Developer' in AUR, and they should be removed from
> the Arch Linux Trusted Users page.
> - Users with 'Developers' account type in AUR should not be allowed to vote.
> What is your opinion?
Agreed. I will submit a patch to exclude developers from TU votes soon
(not that I mistrust developers -- it just seems like the right thing to
>  https://www.archlinux.org/trustedusers/
> György Balló (City-busz)
> Trusted User
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