List of push and release rights for core/apps/goodies

Mark Trompell mark at
Thu Dec 4 15:53:00 CET 2014

2014-12-04 13:39 GMT+01:00 Nick Schermer <nick at>:
> I don't see the point of this.

I didn't think of support, but of knowing if something is still maintained.
Or at least knowing who to ask if (s)he still works on that code.

> Personally when people contact the directly (and this happens often)
> for help/bugs/patches etc I either delete the message or point them to
> the mailing lists / bugzilla. I hardly ever reply with an actual
> answer.
> With those lists it is obvious personal contact will happen more
> often; something I and a lot of other devs don't want. That is the
> whole reason we always use ml or bugrackers: not only the code but
> also communication is open.
> Nick
> On Thu, Dec 4, 2014 at 12:54 PM, Steve Dodier-Lazaro
> <sidnioulz at> wrote:
>>> Would it make sense to have a "MAINTAINERS" file in each git repository.
>>> That needs to be regulary updated though.
>>> Maybe the AUTHORS file was ment to be like this, but maybe it was to
>>> just list all 'authors' of all time.
>>> --
>>> Mark Trompell
>> Could work if we have a list of "people with write permissions"
>> instead, and afaik this information can already be queried so no need
>> to add a file :-)
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>> Steve Dodier-Lazaro
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