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Re: [alpine-devel] reorganize the repositories

From: V.Krishn <>
Date: Tue, 28 Jul 2015 18:31:59 +0530

> > I wonder it we create a 4th repo "abandoned" or "unowned" - That would
> > give everyone a clear indication of packages that need an owner.
> > Someone new comes along and says "how can I help?" we point them to
> > "unowned" and say "take ownership" - they do? it goes to "community."
> > They prove it works, it goes to "staging." They lose interest in the
> > project? Back to "unowned"
> I kinda like this idea. "unmaintained" or "unowned" could serve as a
> final stage before things gets purged. Then we purge stuff things that
> has been there for a certain amount of time.

I also notice some pkgs from main/ getting purged directly.
If such process is adopted it would be better if it got pushed to "abandoned"
or "unowned" which will mark it as something that will/maybe be dropped off

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