[pytest-dev] transfer repo / pypi access / ML announce

Ronny Pfannschmidt opensource at ronnypfannschmidt.de
Wed Sep 14 08:17:38 EDT 2016

another point, we might want to introduce an pytest-attic org
and move unattended pytest-dev repos there based on primary
maintainership going away

-- Ronny

On 14.09.2016 13:58, holger krekel wrote:
> I am a bit concerned that people who transfer repos to pytest-dev think that it receives magic maintenance because this relevant section in the docs 
> http://doc.pytest.org/en/latest/contributing.html#submitting-plugins-to-pytest-dev
> is not very explicit about it, even says "sharing some of the maintenance responsibility".  I suggest we explicitely say that maintainers are generally expected to continue maintaining their plugins.
> And how about having a "pytest-dev" user which has release rights on pypi for all pytest-dev plugins?  The credentials could be shared in a file in our public repo, encrypted to known GPG public keys. Speaking of which, we could collect gpg keys of contributors in another file.
> lastly, if we had a pure pytest-announce mailing list we could announce new pytest-dev plugins (from time to time) and releases there. We can certainly get that list on python.org.
> best,
> holger
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