[openstack-dev] [puppet] Change abandonment policy

Richard Raseley richard at raseley.com
Fri Jun 5 16:27:37 UTC 2015

Colleen Murphy wrote:
> 3) Manually abandon after N months/weeks changes that have a -1 that was
> never responded to
> ```
> If a change is submitted and given a -1, and subsequently the author
> becomes unresponsive for a few weeks, reviewers should leave reminder
> comments on the review or attempt to contact the original author via IRC
> or email. If the change is easy to fix, anyone should feel welcome to
> check out the change and resubmit it using the same change ID to
> preserve original authorship. If the author is unresponsive for at least
> 3 months and no one else takes over the patch, core reviewers can
> abandon the patch, leaving a detailed note about how the change can be
> restored.
> If a change is submitted and given a -2, or it otherwise becomes clear
> that the change can not make it in (for example, if an alternate change
> was chosen to solve the problem), and the author has been unresponsive
> for at least 3 months, a core reviewer should abandon the change.
> ```

+1 for #3

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