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

On Sat, Feb 14, 2004 at 07:07:44PM +0000, Martin Michlmayr - Debian Project Leader wrote:
> * Colin Watson <cjwatson@debian.org> [2004-02-14 19:00]:
> > I didn't think the DPL did step in.
> Yes, I did.  I did have various discussions with the Debian Accounts
> Manager about the situation with my DPL hat on.

Ah, OK, my apologies. I stand corrected.

> > This is an important distinction: acting as the DPL implies going over
> > the head of a delegate, while acting as NM Front Desk implies working
> > with a delegate. Do you see the distinction?
> Hmm, I'd think you can also act as DPL by working with a delegate.  It
> doesn't necessarily have to be "over the head of [them]".  (But
> perhaps I misunderstand what you're trying to say; in my language,
> "over the head" sounds quite negative?  i.e. working against them.)

I meant that the people complaining were going over the delegate's head
by complaining to you directly, not that you were going over the
delegate's head. Poor phrasing on my part.

Colin Watson                                  [cjwatson@flatline.org.uk]

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