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Re: Discussion notes on releases and branches

From: Leo Famulari
Subject: Re: Discussion notes on releases and branches
Date: Sat, 18 Mar 2023 13:42:57 -0400

On Fri, Mar 17, 2023 at 08:24:44AM -0700, Felix Lechner via Development of GNU 
Guix and the GNU System distribution. wrote:
> Instead of dividing similar tasks among many people with different
> priorities, I would appoint a "feature branch manager" (or perhaps,
> chief pruner).
> That person's job would be to keep an eye on the number of feature
> branches on Savannah so they do not grow stale, or out of control.

There should be someone like this, although I suspect this particular
role could be informally performed by the people who are paying
attention to loads on the build farm at any given time. Generally, we
don't have success appointing people to jobs; rather, they volunteer or
even emerge non-explicitly.

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