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Re: A birthday message and a RFS for Film Gimp 0.13-1

Brian Nelson <nelson@bignachos.com> wrote:
> Andreas Metzler <ametzler@downhill.at.eu.org> writes:
>> But imnsho it is a waste of effort - Either
>> Debian finds a second account manager who shall act independently or
>> the numbers won't get better. I've read this mailinglist long enough
>> to realize that it is no simple quest to find somebody qualified,
>> trusted and willing to do this job.

> I think that's rather insulting to the AMs and advocates involved in the
> process.  Do you think they are so untrustworthy that having an
> extremely scrutinizing DAM is that important to the process?  To me, a
> DAM should simply review the application and accept it if there are no
> anomalies.  If there are anomalies, he can ask for further action from
> the AM until the issues are resolved.  I can't imagine there are
> shortage of people in Debian qualified to do this.

I do not want to insult anybody, but usually these discussions start
"I've been waiting in the NM queue for DAM approval ..." and not "I am
AM and I think that DAM approval should be a simple formality."
                   cu andreas

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