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Old 01-23-2012, 09:01 PM
Don Armstrong
Default mentors.debian.org as the pseudopackage ( proposed new pseudo-package 'debian-mentors' for handling sponsoring requests)

On Tue, 17 Jan 2012, Ansgar Burchardt wrote:
> =======
> We plan to ask for the creation of a new pseudo-package
> debian-mentors or mentors.debian.org [3] (contact:
> debian-mentors@lists.debian.org) in Debian's bug tracking system (the
> name is still subject to change). A workflow for handling sponsoring
> requests is proposed below. It is based on an earlier discussion on the
> debian-mentors list[1].
> The workflow will also be made available on [2].
> [1] <http://lists.debian.org/s2svcsm447s.fsf@bistromathics.mathi.uni-heidelberg.de>
> [2] <http://wiki.debian.org/Mentors/BTS>

I believe that mentors.debian.org is a better name for the
pseudopackage. In a brief query with DSA, they are in principle ok
with having mentors.debian.org point to www.debian.org/devel/mentors
(or some similar subpage in the w.d.o hierarchy) explaining the
mentoring process and the workflow for the mentors.debian.org

From my owner@bdo perspective, I am willing to create the
pseudopackage mentors.debian.org in the BTS assuming that:

1) www.debian.org/devel/mentors (or similar) has been created

2) The requirements for a psuedopackage in
http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=544192#10 coupled
with a bug report against bugs.debian.org asking for the creation of
the psuedopackage.

3) DSA gives a final OK on creating the mentors.debian.org name with a
redirect to that subpage.

Don Armstrong

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