Github's new code owners feature

https://help.github.com/en/github/creating-cloning-and-archiving-repositories/about-code-owners

Could Nixpkgs maybe use this feature in order to help package maintainers maintain their packages more easily?

We are already using this feature for portions of nixpkgs. It lives here:

But it wouldn’t be practical to have a CODEOWNERS rule for each default.nix in the tree.

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Unless a a bot would have updated this file according to the maintainers list in every package…