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Re: An alarming trend (no it's not flaimbait.) (fwd)



On Wed, Dec 26, 2001 at 03:49:11PM -0600, Brian Wolfe wrote:
> 	Instead of many new packages, why not make people pick up the orphaned 
> stuff, and find replacements or adopt packages that have been DOA upstream?

In a volunteer organization, you can't _make_ people do anything.  You
can encourage them to do things, or forbid them from doing things, but
you can't say "Hey Hans, you need to do this project, and Bill needs
to do that project".  Corporations work that way, Debian does not.

-- 
Nathan Norman - Staff Engineer | A good plan today is better
Micromuse Ltd.                 | than a perfect plan tomorrow.
mailto:nnorman@micromuse.com   |   -- Patton

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