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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 <dwarf@polaris.net>
> ...<snip>...
> >
> > 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
> that
> 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
your yourself.

I would recommend not worrying about getting your key signed and just 
have a scanned ID yourself available.


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