Re: Developer Behavior [new maintainer waiting period]
On Mon, 8 Jan 2001, Marek Habersack wrote:
> ** On Jan 08, Adam Heath scribbled:
> > On Mon, 8 Jan 2001, Vince Mulhollon wrote:
> > > Yes, it took me about a year's wait also.
> > I created my pgp key on Dec. 27, 1997. 2 weeks later, I was a
> > developer. Granted, this was before the closing, and the reorganization, but
> > even for that time frame, that was fast.
> > What I'm trying to say is that if you prove beyond a shadow of a doubt that
> > you would benefit the project, you will be accepted.
> Hmm... http://debian.vip.net.pl/caudium,
> http://debian.vip.net.pl/caudium-unstable - does that prove _anything_ about
> me? I guess not and the NM process is what there's needed to confirm whether
> the applicant can do anything good for the project or not and the person to
> judge that is the person assigned to the applicant. Having said that, I want
> to ask what did you mean by writing the above statement?
Note that I did not flaunt my deeds to the new maintainer team. My nightly
emails would have been a part of a normal developer updating his fellow
maintainers. I was perfectly content to keep all those debs in a staging
area, while I waited for an account, as I knew the work would eventually be
placed in debian.
To restate, I did the work, not because I wanted to get in to debian, but
because the work had to be done, and no one else was working on those packages
at the time.~
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