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

On Fri, Jul 18, 2003 at 07:56:56PM +0200, Andreas Metzler wrote:

> Matt Zimmerman <mdz@debian.org> wrote:
> > It is my opinion that people who find it too inconvenient to work with an
> > existing maintainer to review and upload their packages are unlikely to make
> > a useful contribution as a maintainer.
> I agree with your statement.
> You aren't contradicting Joel though - he did not say anything about
> /too/ inconvenient.

If it is not too inconvenient, then it is merely inconvenient, and there are
many such things in life.  The current statistics don't seem that bad,
considering that they include many older applications which were stalled for
a year or more because the current process did not exist.  Now, applications
which are delayed for a long time seem to be the exception rather than the

 - mdz

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