Seconded. Regards, Joey Denis Barbier wrote: > Hi, > > Anthony Towns ends up his announce about dunc-tank.org with these > two paragraphs: > > The first article on the topic's already been > published; with one somewhat inaccuracy - this is not a > Debian project, and is being specifically handled outside > of Debian to both ensure that any conflict of interest > that might occur can be decided by Debian in Debian's > favour, and to allow other groups that have different > ideas about what priorities are important to encourage > contributions to those areas. > > A question that has been raised is whether the > organisation can be sufficiently "outside" of Debian when > the DPL is intimately involved. I don't have the answer > to that - in my opinion it can be, but whether this one is > will be up to Debian to decide. > > The article's title mentioned in the first paragraph is: "Debian > experiments with funding group to release 'etch' on time". Even > if Anthony Towns and other Dunc-tankers claim that their project > is not affiliated to Debian, external people will still see this > project as being handled by the Debian Project Leader, and thus > implicitly by the Debian project. > > But we, Debian developers, can make this confusion vanish, and I > would like to propose that we answer to the valid question quoted > in the second paragraph above by recalling our Project Leader, as > allowed by our Constitution (section 4.1.1) and am seeking seconds > for this proposal. > > Denis Barbier > >  http://azure.humbug.org.au/~aj/blog/2006/09/19#2006-09-19-omg >  http://www.computerworld.com.au/index.php/id;1964607233;fp;4194304;fpid;1 -- GNU GPL: "The source will be with you... always."
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