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Re: DEMOCRATICAL election of Codenames of Debian [Before "Re: And next name after Sarge? or PROPOSAL for Codenames' election"]

On Mon, Jan 12, 2004 at 10:01:32PM +0100, Xan wrote:
> > On Mon, Jan 12, 2004 at 07:31:02PM +0100, Xan wrote:
> > > In 07 Jan 2004 17:09, I wrote the following in Usenet, and it seems that
> > > anyone answered essentially that
> > > 1) I have to send this to "aj", the release manager, and that
> > > 2) it is a example of overengineered suggestion.

> > > Well, I have to say that it was a solution (perhaps overengineered) to
> > > achieve that the election of codenames of Debian were more
> > > democratically than now.  I'm sad (and worry) that to no body likes
> > > this suggestion and overall the possibility that the choose of
> > > codenames were democratical.

> > Why's that necessary?

> Why not?
> 1) It's a election of a non-technical part of Debian and I think that it's 
> have to be made democratically. As if a group of persons have to make a 
> decission, they vote the alternatives, it's natural to make the same in this 
> case.
> 2) With democratic election, aj will have less work.
> 3) It suggests interest by all the debian newbees:
> 		1) It were fun by them
> 		2) It were clear that Debian is a distro made by and for the people.

I believe the word you're looking for is "wanking."

Steve Langasek
postmodern programmer

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