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Re: kicad-lib-committers's subscription policy is changed to Moderated Team


On 10/30/2011 12:13 PM, Phinitnan Chanasabaeng wrote:
> Hello Dick,
> I would like to help. It seems like kicad/doc is maintained by kicad-develpers now. Do
> you want to create a new team (could be kicad-doc-committers) and move all doc to this team?
> Tony

Thanks Tony.

I finally did find canonical's alert email, it only pertained to kicad-newlib and I
suspect the reason this is true is because:

1) kicad-newlib is an entire launchpad project, not just a repo like kicad-doc is under
project kicad.

2) The "Maintainer" for that project kicad-newlib is a team, rather than an individual,
and the team was open.

I think perhaps you could have simply named yourself the maintainer, and left the team
open to "fix" (satisfy canonical re:) project kicad-newlib.

Let's leave kicad-doc repo as is now.  We do not want barriers to contributing the

Thanks for the offer, may take a rain check if canonical comes forth specifically about
that repo.


> On Fri, Oct 28, 2011 at 9:00 PM, Dick Hollenbeck <dick@xxxxxxxxxxx
> <mailto:dick@xxxxxxxxxxx>> wrote:
>     On 10/27/2011 10:42 PM, Phinitnan Chanasabaeng wrote:
>     > Hello,
>     >
>     > Launchpad informed me recently that the previous subscription policy of
>     > kicad-lib-committers team (Open) is prone to security problem and they will not allow
>     > such policy in a couple weeks. Therefore, I have changed the policy to Moderated Team.
>     > Please contact team member for subscription request.
>     >
>     > Tony
>     Thanks Tony.
>     I got a similar message, and was hoping you would step up, and you did, thanks.
>     We need to do similar for the doc-committers team also.  Or I guess Launchpad will do
>     something about it themselves in a couple of weeks.
>     I am so busy now that I cannot even find their email, so any help is appreciated.
>     Dick
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