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Re: search-citeseer_0.1-1_i386.changes REJECTED

On Tue, Oct 21, 2003 at 06:26:44PM +0200, Marc Haber wrote:
> On Fri, 17 Oct 2003 12:22:33 +0200, Wouter Verhelst <wouter@grep.be>
> wrote:
> >James is ftp-master, DAM, autobuilder admin, and part of the
> >debian-admin team as well. He does the things he does the way he does
> >them not because he doesn't like you, but because that's the most
> >efficient use of his time. He doesn't have time to explain the
> >nitty-gritty details of each and every decision he makes. Above all,
> >he's got the most important property for any sysadmin: 'a reasonable
> >amount of paranoia'. That might mean that at times he won't trust some
> >of us, but I think that's a good thing, not a bad one. His only downside
> >is that he's not so communicative, but hey, nobody's perfect.
> That man is too damn important.

Any volunteer-driven organization needs people like James: people with
time, competence, experience, and the willingness to use all that
without getting anything in return -- except for a little bit of
respect, and the feeling that you're doing something to help this world
become a better place, that is. Instead of complaining, you should be
glad we have James.

> If there is no time to be polite, that needs to be changed.

Let me get this straight: Instead of working systems, a well-enforced
license policy, and a continuity throughout the project, you prefer

Well, OK. Just checking.

Wouter Verhelst
Debian GNU/Linux -- http://www.debian.org
Nederlandstalige Linux-documentatie -- http://nl.linux.org
"Stop breathing down my neck." "My breathing is merely a simulation."
"So is my neck, stop it anyway!"
  -- Voyager's EMH versus the Prometheus' EMH, stardate 51462.

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