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To: Seemant Kulleen <seemant@g.o>
From: Jason Stubbs <jstubbs@g.o>
Subject: Re: [gentoo-core] Michael Cummings (mcummings) and the return
Date: Sat, 5 Nov 2005 03:51:48 +0900
On Saturday 05 November 2005 03:16, Seemant Kulleen wrote:
> On Sat, Nov 05, 2005 at 03:03:55AM +0900, Jason Stubbs wrote:
> > 69 days since his farewell mail, by my count.
>
> Oops, you're correct.  I don't have -core archives, and I based that on
> a comment he made on his retirement bug (the comment was dated
> September).

No probs...

> > While I like mcummings - he took perl-related portage functionality
> > (including a portage of the bugs ;) and improved it - I personally don't
> > really like the special casing of when procedures need and apply and when
> > they need not. If the procedures are a problem then fix them (which
> > should be a team effort); don't just bypass them when you feel they don't
> > apply.
>
> A more than fair point.  Perhaps we should talk about what the rules are
> for returning devs.  I'm holding his reinstatement in the meanwhile.

I'd prefer he be reinstated actually - I'm pretty sure we have no hardcore 
perl people at the moment. I'm just pointing out that if the current policies 
and/or procedures don't fit the bill, they should be revised rather than be 
side-stepped.

CC'ing gentoo-devrel@g.o as I imagine that's where discussion of what should 
be done now and/or in the future should lie...

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Jason Stubbs
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