Bug#548867: Proposed patch to update Debian Developer's Duties chapter
On Fri, Mar 11, 2011 at 11:21:19PM +0900, Charles Plessy wrote:
> Hi Stefano,
> let's focus on Raphaël's patch. I do not want to be dragged in dicussion that
> pile up misunderstandings on misunderstandings.
> So I will be blunt. Perhaps I should have been in my answer to Raphaël's
> request for comment.
> Yes, I think that the release is important, and no, I do not think that we
> should write vague encouragements the Developers reference. I think that it is
> a place for precise informations, not for morale lessons.
I have to agree with both Zack on the importance of the release and Charles here on
the purpose of the Developper references.
As the name imply, this a reference document, not a prescriptive document. It should
provide technical answer to technical question. Fundamentally it only provides advices.
Patronizing would be bad form.
Imagine a large red swirl here.