[aur-general] Package promotion process

Dave Reisner d at falconindy.com
Fri Nov 28 17:32:44 UTC 2014

On Fri, Nov 28, 2014 at 11:29:45AM -0600, Troy Engel wrote:
> When a package has hundreds of votes, what keeps it from getting
> promoted into Community? I'm talking specifically about cower:
>   https://aur.archlinux.org/packages/cower/
> Bootstrapping AUR on fresh installs is manual, what's the reason cower
> hasn't been promoted to Community so it's easy to install with pacman
> and have AUR usable out-of-the-box? (apologies if this has been
> discussed before and I'm opening some sort of hornet's nest)
> -te

Fun fact, cower *was* in [community] for a very short period of time:


It shall never return.

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