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Title:"Expiration" of inactive GLEPs
Version:1.1
Version:1.2
Last-Modified:2004/06/02 23:25:58
Last-Modified:2004/07/20 18:21:08
Author:Grant Goodyear <g2boojum at gentoo.org>
Type:Standards Track
Content-Type:text/x-rst
Content-Type:text/x-rst
Created:2-Jun-2004
Post-History:2-Jun-2004
Post-History:2-Jun-2004, 20-Jul-2004

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Contents

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Contents

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Status

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This GLEP was approved on 14-Jun-2004.

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Abstract

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Abstract

To keep inactive GLEPs from lingering in a limbo state, Draft GLEPs that have been inactive for more than 60 days and Accepted GLEPs that have been inactive for over six months should be marked "deferred" due to inactivity (and, presumably, lack of interest).

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Motivation

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Motivation

Right now a number of GLEPs have been in "Draft" status for as much as 11 months, with no obvious activity occurring to either submit the GLEP for approval or to withdraw it as a bad idea. Similarly, although it has not yet @@ -82,7 +87,7 @@ in either getting support for or finalizing GLEPs.

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Specification

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Specification

If a Draft GLEP is inactive for more than 60 days or an Accepted GLEP is inactive for more than six months, then it would be marked as "deferred" on the main GLEP page [1]. Inactivity is defined simply as the GLEP author has @@ -94,16 +99,16 @@ update or a note submitting the GLEP for approval or finalization.

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Rationale

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Rationale

The GLEP editors have better things to do than chase after GLEP authors to find out how their GLEPs are progressing. This GLEP should help.

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Backwards Compatibility

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Backwards Compatibility

Not really an issue here.

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References

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References

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