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Re: RFC for 'Request for Sponsorship' (RFS)



Dear Rob,

On Sun, Dec 01, 2002 at 02:00:58PM +0000, Rob Bradford wrote:
> http://lists.debian.org/debian-mentors/2002/debian-mentors-200211/msg00276.html
	I agree that we definitely need an official protocol/place for
filing Request for Sponsors (RFS) and to avoid unnecessary
cross-posting. I suggest that there also needs to be clear guidelines
as to what idle period would be long enough to warrant a repeat or
escalation of the RFS. Should urgent uploads also follow the exact
same procedure?
	 Do you think that the exposure and number of developers
subscribed to -mentors is sufficient enough to provide regular and
swift responses?  Mentors is described [1] as "Helping newbie
developers" and some maintainers who have had their packages regularly
sponsored previously have never actually had a 'mentor' as such
assigned to them. Should there be another list for RFS similar in
nature to the WNPP list if you feel -devel should be avoided totally?

[1] http://lists.debian.org/devel.html

> I'll upload this for you later today.

Thanks a lot. Appreciate it.

Yours sincerely,
Andrew "Netsnipe" Lau

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