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Re: Bug#241689: I'm going to NMU this

On Sun, 29 Aug 2004 16:52:28 -0700, Brian Nelson wrote:

> On Sun, Aug 29, 2004 at 04:39:12PM -0700, Joshua Kwan wrote:
>> Andres Salomon wrote:
>> >Ultimately, it's a trust issue; you might find it dangerous for a DD to
>> >trust the non-DD, but that's the path that Debian has chosen by making
>> >sponsorship a requirement for NM, and the NM process itself so drawn out.
>> Drawn out so much as to have come to a complete halt during this rather 
>> pivotal period in Sarge development [1].
>> [1] http://lists.debian.org/debian-devel/2004/08/msg01349.html
> Complete halt?  That mail was posted a week ago.  There actually was
> quite a bit of NM approvals earlier this month.
> (Prior to that, there was no activity for about 6 months.  Shouldn't you
> have complained then?)

People *have* been complaining; you've apparently not been paying
attention. I'm up to 6 months awaiting DAM approval. I've pestered tbm,
I've asked elmo, I've given away my more stressful packages and stuck to
packages maintained in teams.  If not for willing sponsors and team
maintenance, I'd have given up on Debian already.

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