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Re: orphaning my packages

On Tue, Nov 19, 2002 at 01:28:37AM +0100, Michael Banck wrote:
> On Mon, Nov 18, 2002 at 06:22:14PM -0600, Steve Langasek wrote:
> > You realize that the only duty of an advocate is to send a PGP-signed
> > email saying a few words about how they know the applicant and why they
> > think the applicant should be accepted into the NM queue? 

> Well, I was told on IRC today that you should only advocate somebody if
> you have reasonable confidence that he might *pass* the NM process, not
> only be accepted.

> Well, those people were Application Managers and I gues it's fair enough
> that we don't put too much unneccesary work on them by advocating people
> who are not really ready.

Yes, thank you for pointing this out.  The NM process is a process of
*examination*, not of preparation.  How can someone be ready for the
Debian "final exam" if he doesn't know any developers?

Steve Langasek
postmodern programmer

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