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

Marc Haber writes:
>On Tue, 31 Aug 2004 11:09:58 +0100, Steve McIntyre <steve@einval.com>
>>Colin Watson writes:
>>>I definitely do not think that any binary upload should ever be
>>>sponsored, full stop. If it were feasible to do so I would prefer that
>>>those uploads be removed, as in this case the cure is worse than the
>>>disease; since it's probably not feasible, I would simply like this
>>>practice to stop immediately.
>You are aware that many buildds are run by non-DDs and thus need
>sponsored binary uploads to get the debs into the archive? Removing
>all sponsored binaries means removing most of m68k, for example, if I
>recall correctly.

Yes, I am aware of that. That still does not justify sponsored binary
uploads IMHO. I know I'm not alone in that opinion...

Steve McIntyre, Cambridge, UK.                                steve@einval.com
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