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

* Will Newton <will@misconception.org.uk> [2004-02-21 16:40]:
> > hard task because there's always something more urgent or easy coming
> > up.
> IMO this would be helped if there was explicitly a team for this. In my 
> experience it is harder in a team to procrastinate because you have other 
> people watching what you are doing and reminding you. c.f. pair programming 

Uh, or not.  In the specific situation I cited, I hoped the AM would
do something, and the AM hoped I'd do something...

> This to me sounds like a very difficult thing to get right. Factors like these 
> could be very easily coloured by personal prejudice, whether conscious or 
> not. Would it not help to get some guidelines in place over what is a good 

Feel free to write some.  Rejections are such a rare case that I'm
certainly not willing to spend time on coming up with guidelines which
are only useful for a tiny fraction of people.  I'd rather spend my
time on rewriting the NM documentation which is something which has
been badly needed for years and from which every NM benefits rather
than a small fraction. (Having said that, the new NM docs rewrite [1]
can/should and will mention what is being judged/evaluated during NM
and what is not; I guess that's similar to the guidelines you want,
but I will certainly not write extensive documentation specifically
about rejections.)

[1] Which has about the same status as dpkg v2.
Martin Michlmayr

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