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Re: This is how packaging should be done.

On Mon, Jun 10, 2002 at 01:24:33PM -0400, Stephen Frost wrote:
> > > In fact, I strongly doubt you would get the ftp maintainers to go along
> > > with such a system even if Debian as a whole agreed with the idea.
> > 
> > Yes, but that isn't quite relevant, because they couldn't override the
> > outcome of a General Resolution, and no other Debian officers could do that,
> > either.
> The resources themselves (ie: internet connection...) are donated I
> believe and not owned by Debian (or SPI or whatever it is).  When I said
> 'ftp maintainers' I was really meaning 'hosting sponsors and the like',
> though for some reason I kind of associated them together in my head.  I
> guess that's in part because I was thinking of mirrors where the admin
> of the mirror and the sponsor are part of the same
> group/organization/company.  I admit I don't really know exactly how
> that all works though.

Ah, that's different. Yes, such a turn towards laissez-faire would likely
raise a lot of eyebrows among the sponsors.

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