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

"Jamin W. Collins" <jcollins@asgardsrealm.net> writes:

> On Sat, Feb 14, 2004 at 07:11:55PM +0000, Colin Watson wrote:
> > 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]:
> > > >
> > > > 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.
> Uhm, if the delegate isn't responding at all and apparently not doing
> their job who else should they be going to?  Seems logical to me that
> you'd go to the person with some form of authority over the delegate in
> question.  Also, seems to have worked on at least one occassion.

And going to Martin is going to the Front-Desk and the DPL at the same
time. So unless the alias is used or the text specific you can go
around and above the DAM at the same time. :)


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