What is the current policy on dealing with inactive users? In the case of the
zephyr package, the owner has not been active since 2011-07-18 and had several
flagged packages, many of which had been flagged for quite a while.
I orphaned all of the flagged packages but in such cases should we just
preemptively disown all of the user's packages?
I have written a script to handle such cases . Of course, if there were some
official policy here then this might be better handled server-side, but for now
this solution is convenient.
Incidentally, aurploader contains a full python module since the last release
with support for automating most AUR interaction (disowning, merging, etc.). In
combination with python3-aur it is quite versatile.