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Re: New-maintainer - STOP THAT SHIT



** On Jan 13, Marcus Brinkmann scribbled:
> On Sat, Jan 13, 2001 at 10:04:19AM -0500, Ben Collins wrote:
> > I'm just saying we don't need to dish
> > out accounts and email addresses like candy at a house on halloween.
> 
> People concerned about that could try to convince the rest of us that new
> maintainers should only get their key added to the keyring initially, and
> email addresses and accounts are only given for some "good reason".
> 
> I foretell that we would not get less applicants even with this restriction.
> The main interest of people applying is to upload packages, not getting
> yet-another-email-address.
Don't forget about people who want the "another address" (or rather an
account) to actually use it for some purpose - like compiling stuff on
architectures/distros they don't have. In my opinion this is the main reason
for having the account.

marek

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