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Re: Debian needs more buildds. It has offers. They aren't being accepted.

On Thu, 12 Feb 2004 00:22:23 -0600, Chris Cheney <ccheney@cheney.cx> said: 

> Even if you are a DD unless you are in the cabal don't bet on
> getting anything changed.

	Ah, conspiracy theories.

	One of the assets useful in a large organization like Debian
 is the ability (tact, communications skills) to be able to get other
 people to do things for you -- even things that are nominally on
 their plate. Add to the mix that most of the people doing much more
 that take care of their own packages are overworked volunteers,
 rarely appreciated, may have large egos, and conflicting constraints
 on their time, it becomes really handy if you can approach them as
 friends, and not as flunkies one make demands of, or with downright
 hostility, like the above post.

	I can honestly say that in my 8+ years in the project, I have
 seen no concrete evidence of a cabal _or_ of black helicopters (well,
 apart from one flight op)

Gerrold's Laws of Infernal Dynamics: An object in motion will always
be headed in the wrong direction. An object at rest will always be in
the wrong place. The energy required to change either one of these
states will always be more than you wish to expend, but never so much
as to make the task totally impossible.
Manoj Srivastava   <srivasta@debian.org>  <http://www.debian.org/%7Esrivasta/>
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