Re: Debian Organization
Glenn McGrath <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> Being a debian developer means your making a commitment to improving
> debian in the long term. Sending in one bugfix does help debian, but
> we shouldnt necessarily expect assisntance from this person in the
> Many people tell potential developers "you dont need to be one of us
> to contribute".. in my mind "contributing makes you one of us".
Maybe we should change from a 'push' to a 'pull' architecture. In
other words, when you start contributing a lot to Debian, and get
noticed, then someone in Debian proposes you as a new maintainer.
This might have the potential to eliminate a lot of the beaurocratic
bullshit that goes on right now, in that we wouldn't have to worry
about running people through all kinds of crap. When we find a good
one, we invite them on board.
This might also have the potential to eliminate a certain category of
David N. Welton
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