Re: New-maintainer - STOP THAT SHIT
Daniel Stone <firstname.lastname@example.org>:
> So, how does the DAM stopping the queue fix this?
The DAM did not stop the queue.
> (72 is the current amount waiting DAM approval iirc).
No it is not. nm.debian.org says 54, average waiting time less than a
month and median of only eight days.
> >  Sure, 1000 people will have to reinstall their systems after they got
> > cracked by "apt-get", and a few developers have to call their
> > insurance agency when they return from their holidays to find their
> > house completely emptied of cute gizmos and furniture, and maybe a
> OOOH! Let's stop publishing the White Pages, RIGHT NOW! It has people's
> addresses in it! SECURITY HOLE! Puh-leeze.
Yes, it happens to be a security risk to a) publish where you live and b)
tell anyone in the world that you're not there.
If you can't grasp things like this, perhaps you shouldn't be responsible
for code that runs other people's computers.
Lars Wirzenius <email@example.com>
Architect, Kannel WAP and SMS Gateway project, Wapit Ltd, http://www.kannel.org