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Re: Future of Debian uncertain?

On Wed, Feb 26, 2003 at 10:56:10AM -0500, Noah L. Meyerhans wrote:
> On Wed, Feb 26, 2003 at 08:59:36AM -0600, John Goerzen wrote:
> > > actively exclude participation, but we should be sure that the
> > > participants that become an official part of the Debian project are
> > > willing, able, and interested in helping improve the project.
> > 
> > How, exactly, do you feel that the new-maintainer process fails this
> > objective?
> By having such low standards for admission that *anybody* can join the
> project, even if all they do is maintain some silly dockapp for some
> window manager.

That is not an exact answer.  Are you saying that the Tasks and Skills
checks are too weak?  If so, how exactly are they?  And have to raised your
concerns to the new-maintainer list?  If not, why are you complaining here?

I'm not saying there's not a problem, just that vague handwaving about "low
standards" is useless and benefits nobody.

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