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Re: Debian communication and attitude

On Mon, 17 Nov 2003 00:17:08 +1100, Hamish Moffatt <hamish@debian.org>
>On Sun, Nov 16, 2003 at 12:14:38PM +0100, Martin Pitt wrote:
>> Why should he? If writing an ITP as the very first action is what you
>> think best, then do it like this, but that doesn't mean that everybody
>If you don't write the ITP first, you run the risk of somebody else
>duplicating your work! Exactly what happened here. It's not the other
>guy's fault, he's not psychic. If whoever was first to look at it had
>posted an immediate ITP, the duplicate would've been avoided.

And even if the ITP is filed in time, you can work for the waste
basked since final ftpmaster approval can only be applied for after
all work is done.

And there are many cases where Debian has said "no, we don't want your


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