Re: eicar.com installer in Debian, and pre-upload interface to ftpmaster
* Colin Watson (firstname.lastname@example.org) [030705 10:50]:
> On Thu, Jul 03, 2003 at 04:51:49PM +0200, Marc Haber wrote:
> > Additionally, I would like to seriously propose establishing a
> > pre-upload interface to ftpmaster so that a developer could learn that
> > he is writing a package pending rejection after upload _before_
> > spending time on building that package. I find it disturbingly
> > impolite to say "sorry, we don't want your volunteer work" _after_ the
> > work has been done.
> So, let me get this straight: you think that if a volunteer does some
> work then it should be accepted into Debian unconditionally? No matter
> what? Because that's what you seem to be saying.
Marc is doing it the other way: He want an interface to reject a
package before substantial work has been spent on it. So there
shouldn't be this conflict any more, which would be a good thing.
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