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

On Mon, Feb 16, 2004 at 07:56:17PM +0100, Goswin von Brederlow wrote:
> Anthony Towns <aj@azure.humbug.org.au> writes:
> > Running wanna-build, managing the archive software, and developing dpkg
> > all require the same set of skills: primarily technical skills to ensure
> > that they keep working. The possibility of other people being usefully
> There is a world of a difference between managing the config files for
> wanna-build and developing dpkg sources. 

The area of delegation isn't "let people in and out of wanna-build" it's
"ensure the buildds are working properly".

> > involved is exactly the same. The possibility of other people being
> > inconvenienced by bad decisions is exactly the same. You'll also note
> If only there were decision being made. Still waiting for wanna-build
> access.

The decision has been made: they're not being accepted. Pretending
decisions you don't like aren't decisions isn't particularly intelligent.

> > that James is involved in a bunch of active teams, and actually does
> > work well with others.
> With some others. And we still haven't figured out what the criteria
> is. So far the only possible match is the elite DDs conspiracy theory.

Well, you know, if you want to communicate with James, the obvious thing
to do would be to look at people who do get on okay with James and emulate
them. That you'd rather sulk and complain instead leads me to believe
you're interested in something somewhat different to just communicating.


Anthony Towns <aj@humbug.org.au> <http://azure.humbug.org.au/~aj/>
I don't speak for anyone save myself. GPG signed mail preferred.

             Linux.conf.au 2004 -- Because we could.
           http://conf.linux.org.au/ -- Jan 12-17, 2004

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