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

On Wed, 18 Feb 2004, Nathanael Nerode wrote:

> No, Goswin is right here; there's an important difference.  Developing dpkg
> requires primarily coding skills.  Running wanna-build requires almost
> entirely communication and coordination skills (the code itself is really not
> much of anything).

developing dpkg requires much more than coding skills.  I am not going to
enumerate them, as I don't think it's worth my time.

> "Managing the archive software" requires coding skills.  However, acting as
> the "gatekeeper" who decides what packages go in and out requires social
> skills and communication skills (particularly if you don't want to do it in
> an arbitrary manner, and apparently nobody wants to do it in an arbitrary
> manner.)

Managing the archive software requires more than coding skills.  Again, I
don't think it's worth my time to enumerate them to you.

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