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Re: Work-needing packages report for Jul 11, 2003



On Sat, Jul 19, 2003 at 10:12:18AM -0600, Jamin W. Collins wrote:
> On Sat, Jul 19, 2003 at 12:37:31PM +0200, Tollef Fog Heen wrote:
> > * "Jamin W. Collins" 

> > | And because my interests lie in packages that may not be seen as
> > | "important sections of Debian" I'm a second class applicant?

> > yes.  if you are just bolting another web gallery or editor onto
> > debian, that is far less important than if you fix bugs in
> > debian-installer, debbugs, ipv6 related packages, send in bug reports
> > and patches, etc.

> Then again the system is broken.  If second class applicants can be
> expected to work through a sponsor while they wait, so can the
> applicants working on the above packages.

Am I to understand that you're arguing the system is broken on the
grounds that it self-selects to make more efficient use of those
developers who are focusing on Debian's weaknesses?

-- 
Steve Langasek
postmodern programmer

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