Re: Changes to the New Maintainer (NM) system
>> Marcus Brinkmann <Marcus.Brinkmann@ruhr-uni-bochum.de> writes:
> Nobody, not even the recommending developer, can be sure that the
> motivation of an applicant to become a developer is serious. It
> might just seem so for the time until the recommendation happens.
> It's just more effort which is wasted on something else beside free
Everytime something like this comes up I think back and say: "would I
be here I had to have gone thru that"? Everytime my answer has been
Just for reference:
Date: Sun, 28 Dec 1997 13:36:44 -0600 (CST)
From: Marcelo E. Magallón <firstname.lastname@example.org>
my name is Marcelo Magallón, and I'd like to take over the
maintainance of wmaker, since there are several bugs against wmaker,
in particular a mixed dependencies bug. I have tried to contact the
current maintainer, Neil A. Rubin <email@example.com>, but he doesn't
seem to be at that email anymore.
I have several local packages for WindowMaker:
[ some URLs ]
I guess today I would add something like:
I'd like to apply to become a Developer, would someone be willing
to recommend my application?
That can't be *that* hard, can it? Can't take more than ten minutes.