[squeak-dev] worst crash yet trying to load stuff from Packages Universe in 3.10.2....

Edgar J. De Cleene edgardec2001 at yahoo.com.ar
Mon Dec 15 18:57:40 UTC 2008

On 15/12/2008, at 12:26, Casimiro de Almeida Barreto wrote:

> Here I tend to agree with Ralph. Everyone can cooperate, but  
> cooperation must be coordinated in order to avoid confusion. One  
> model I enjoy (despite its many vices) is the one adopted by  
> fedora.org. A guy must enroll to be maintainer of a package and  
> then, if approved, he is in charge of receiving error notifications  
> and possible cooperations (and I notice that maintainers receive  
> mostly complains and few suggestions/cooperations). If no  
> suggestions shows up, he is in charge of correcting errors. The  
> maintainer may become unresponsive and there are procedures to  
> enroll new maintainers. Either the packages are complaint with  
> fedora.org dispositions (directories, nomenclatures, etc) or they  
> are dropped out (lack of interest in community, obsolescence, etc).  
> The "Fedora Committee" decides what will be in and what will be out  
> of the distribution/image (we can argue about how democratic is the  
> process but I guess we can make the process as democratic as we  
> want in squeak).

This is the same i saying several times.

For democratic procedure, we could add "Czar of Packages" to list of  
people running for Board in 2009.

If more as one Squeaker run for this duty, who wins the election  
could be nomitated for one year, same as any running and voted for  


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