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Re: NM non-process

neroden@twcny.rr.com (Nathanael Nerode) writes:

> Steve Langasek said:
> >I don't think it irrelevant that those clamouring loudest for the DPL
> >to do something to fix the situation are people who don't actually have
> >a say in the outcome of DPL elections.  While I'm not happy to see such
> >long DAM wait times, I'm also not volunteering to take on the thankless
> >job myself.
> No, it's not irrelevant.  It means precisely that Debian is in danger of 
> becoming an unresponsive, closed group which does not admit new people.  
> If this continues for, say, 2 more years, I would expect a new Project 
> to be formed, replicating what Debian is doing, but admitting new 
> people.  I'd probably be right there starting it.
> That would be a stupid waste of effort, so I hope it turns out to be 
> unnecessary.

I know of several DDs and non-DDs thinking about creating a Debian2 (or
whatever named) project due to this and other lack of responce
problems and the group is growing. The danger is already there and
should not be ignored.


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