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Re: developer status again

On Fri, Oct 30, 1998 at 01:57:58PM +0000, Manoj Srivastava wrote:
> Hi
> >>"David" == David Welton <davidw@gate.cks.com> writes:
>  David> Are the requirements spelled out somewhere?  I feel rather strongly,
>  David> that, if we are to reject people, the criteria ought to be clear.
>  David> Either that, or it ought to clear that certain people have the final
>  David> say over who qualifies, and it is totally up to their judgement.
> 	This came up before (beginning of the month), and I think we
>  agreed on 
>  a) The applicant provide a means of proving identity
>  b) The applicant read the social contract, and the DFSG, and the
>     applicant understand and endorse those documents [quick rationale:
>     a group like debian depends on cooperation and common goals to not
>     thrash itself apart; and the dfsg is a core component of debian
>     developers common beliefs]
>  c) The applicant provide a telephone number or other means of direct
>     contact. 
> 	People are rejected if 
>  (a) they do not agree to support the DFSG, and not be
>      destructive/malicious, and to be responsible for their packages,
>      and serious about the project,
>  (b) their identities can not be verified.

That looks good.  Could we include this somewhere on the web pages?
Maybe the 'becoming a debian developer' page?

David Welton                          http://www.efn.org/~davidw 

	Debian GNU/Linux - www.debian.org

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