Re: New Maintainer issues
On Fri, Jun 09, 2000 at 01:03:46PM -0700, Richard A. Hecker wrote:
> > Date: Fri, 9 Jun 2000 16:01:24 +0000 (GMT)
> > From: Dale Scheetz <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> > This is not the first time a group have attacked this clause. I regret
> > that it will probably not be the last. But what is most hippocritical is
> > that we require that new maintainers agree with both The Social Contract
> > and the DFSG at the same time some of us are struggling mightily to change
> > that very contract! So let's stop trying to describe this clause in the
> > contract as "morally bankrupt" and try to appreciate just what the clause
> > is for and why it _should_ be there. I suspect that is too much to ask.
> > Luck,
> > Dwarf
> Since there is so much discussion about the welfare of Debian, could I direct
> a little of it to the New Maintainer process? I am in the queue and thought
> having someone sign my key was going to be a trivial process. I have seen
> multiple key signing requests from others.
> If some of this energy used in these debates was spent to "close the eye-ball
> loop", I think the project would benefit ;-)
With the current new-maintainer process there is no advantage to
having your key signed. You still need to submit a photograph of
I would recommend not worrying about getting your key signed and just
have a scanned ID yourself available.