Re: Proposal: Recall the Project Leader
On Sat, Sep 23, 2006, Clint Adams wrote:
> If Company X bribes you to break libstat-lsmode-perl, there are roughly
> a thousand people that can upload a fix. If Company Y bribes you to
> remove all the files from pkg-perl's svn repo, there are dozens of
> people who can revert this, and roughly a thousand who can NMU the
> relevant perl packages in the meantime. lintian is a similar situation.
> If Company Z bribes you to not make QA uploads, no one will notice.
> Now, if you become the release manager, and your employer makes your
> compensation contingent on Debian not releasing before February of 2010,
> no one can NMU the release. Theoretically, we could replace you, but
> we cannot fix the problem directly.
You list risks of bribes of various people working on Debian. How did
this change with dunc tank? Are you claiming that dunc tank is a mean
to disguise bribes?
I fail to see why the problems you describe were not problems two
months or two years ago.
Loïc Minier <firstname.lastname@example.org>