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Re: Bits (Nybbles?) from the Vancouver release team meeting

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Matthias Urlichs <smurf@smurf.noris.de> wrote:

>> One the one hand, we have the Ubuntu cabal at key positions in the
>> Project; on the other hand, we have Project Scud, which members are
>> currently employed by companies having interests in Debian.
> On the other hand, at least these people are employed working on
> Debian-related stuff, and some of them are allowed to spend some/all of
> their work time on it. IMHO that's a Good Thing.

Sure that's good. It stops to be that good when they're obviously
trying hard to impose their employer's agenda on the Project.

>> I don't like that smell... at all.
> I don't think it smells. Do you have any evidence that it does? I don't.

I haven't, but maybe I'll have some soon. But then, everybody will see
it, and it will be to late.

> In fact I'd suggest that unless you do have (and present) such evidence,
> you should refrain from such statements. 

I don't like to make such statements, believe me. Fact is, the Project
is getting out of control of its members, to the benefits of a
few. That's not how it's supposed to work.


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