Re: A birthday message and a RFS for Film Gimp 0.13-1
On Wed, 2003-01-08 at 15:40, H. S. Teoh wrote:
> On Wed, Jan 08, 2003 at 02:17:14PM -0200, Gustavo Franco wrote:
> At the risk of losing credit with fellow DDs, I'm just provoked to ask:
> WHY aren't these applicants either rejected outright, or TOLD why their
> application is getting stalled? Is it so difficult to come up front and
> say, I'm sorry, you don't qualify because of A, B, C, ...? Is it so
> difficult to state up front, these applicants are getting stalled because
> of D, E, F, ...? If the DAM has any reason to think that these people
> shouldn't become DDs, then please say so and settle the issue once and for
> all. Or if the DAM thinks that these applicants should wait, then please
> SAY that they are expected to wait, why, and what they can do (if
> anything) to get the process moving again. Silence will only exacerbate
> the problem.
> Or maybe the DAM believes that Debian is getting too big, and we shouldn't
> be letting in more people. In that case, please SAY so, so that we don't
> deceive people by making them think they can join, only to ignore them out
> of existence in the middle of the process. And believe me, it's getting
> to the point the NM's aren't the only ones bothered by it. There needs to
> be more transparency and accountability in this process.
You're right.The 'We Won't Hide Problems' don't apply to NM queue(yes
yes, it isn't described in social contract).
But what we can talk about the first Goal of Bdale Garbee? The Values.
<quote>One of our real successes, aided in recent times by our new
maintainer process, is that people joining our project share a strong
belief in Free Software and the Community Development Model.</quote>
 = http://www.debian.org/social_contract.html
 = http://www.debian.org/vote/2002/platforms/bdale
Gustavo Franco <email@example.com>