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Re: Quarteryearly reminder (ftpmaster delaying installation)

On Wed, Apr 24, 2002 at 12:38:49PM -0500, Steve Langasek wrote:
> On Wed, Apr 24, 2002 at 12:02:23PM -0400, Joey Hess wrote:
> > Joel Baker wrote:
> > > Does it fail to comply with policy? I fail to see why code forked from a
> > > Debian package, core or otherwise, is any less worthy of inclusion that
> > > any other forked code - of which we have lots.
> > Forking our own packages makes us look like noncooperative fools.
> Ah -- and stalling unpopular ideas in incoming without even the courtesy
> of a straightforward rejection does not?

Wasn't Joey making this very point?

Where we could have a documented process and accountability, instead we
have arbitrary decrees, shrouded in some silly attempt at mystique.
It's amateurish.

G. Branden Robinson                |    You should try building some of the
Debian GNU/Linux                   |    stuff in main that is
branden@debian.org                 |    modern...turning on -Wall is like
http://people.debian.org/~branden/ |    turning on the pain. -- James Troup

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