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

Martin Loschwitz <madkiss@debian.org> writes:

> On Thu, Feb 19, 2004 at 11:21:14PM +0000, Will Newton wrote:
> > On Thursday 19 Feb 2004 10:30 pm, Henning Makholm wrote:
> > I belive that will risks a monoculture of developers. If, as seems to be have 
> > been suggested, the DAM has a problem with impatient people, then we get no 
> > impatient people in Debian, regardless of ability. Just because you happen 
> > to have the "personality flaw de jour" I don't believe you should be excluded 
> > from Debian.
> > 
> James did *not* say "impatient", he said "ridiculously impatient". Not that 
> this applies to Goswin, but to be honest, I don't feel like seeing people in 
> the project who troll because their NEW package got not accepted within two
> days.

I think he picked impatient just as an example. I don't think he saw
my rejection where that point was used. Mark that down as coincidence
unless prooven otherwise.

> > 4. If the a committee member (or DAM) has a personal problem with a NM, they 
> > should declare a conflict of interest and let some vice-DAM or vice committee 
> > member take their place in that case.
> > 
> That's rubbish. There is nobody inside the project who has so much experience
> with judging others like James.

There is also noone inside the project (or out) that hates me as much
as James, if you can measure hate.

> > It is my belief that that would be fairer than the current system.
> > 
> It's my conviction that is is completely unnecessary.
> > I think the monthly flamewar should be a hint. Even if you personally do not 
> > believe there is a problem with the NM process:
> > 
> >  - Do you believe the regular flamewars are a heinous waste of time and need 
> > to stop?
> It's not my problem if people think they have enough time to start flamewars,
> is it?
> >  - Do you believe it is inevitable that these flamewars will occur?
> > 
> Andrew Suffield once mentioned the "stupidity of people" on #debian-devel at
> FreeNode. So, yes, it probably is. With any system.
> > I would answer Yes and No. I think we can take steps to minimize the amount of 
> > NM process flamage.
> > 

I have the feeling that the general trend of NM flames is decreasing
with every change or correction done to the system. Improvements seem
to help.


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