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Re: [EOT, hopefully] NM flamefest

On Mon, Jan 15, 2001 at 08:42:57PM +1100, Craig Sanders wrote:
> On Mon, Jan 15, 2001 at 07:48:24PM +1100, Hamish Moffatt wrote:
> > True, but it might decrease the demand for new maintainership.
> > Hypothetically there may be people in the queue who are more
> > interested in a cool email address than in helping Debian.
> this assertion has been made several times without any proof. so,
> where's the proof that it's actually happening or that it's even a
> problem?

I have none.. It was hypothetical, and unlikely at that.

> even if it is happening, who cares? is it a big enough problem to
> justify keeping dozens of enthusiastic and genuine volunteers on hold
> indefinitely? the "solution" does way more harm than the so-called
> problem.
> we have a lengthy NM procedure to verify identity and to weed out
> undesirables - isn't that enough?


Hamish Moffatt VK3SB <hamish@debian.org> <hamish@cloud.net.au>

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