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Re: fresh blood gets congested: long way to become DD

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David Moreno Garza <damog@damog.net> writes:

> I have been in the whole NM process for more than 13 months now. I
> spent around 6 months with my AM, around another 6 to be approved by
> the DAM and I'm waiting now, since a month ago, for my account to be
> created.  Yes, I also know some people have had longer times.
> The thing that makes me feel uncomfortable is how Debian cannot
> encourage people for helping the project with this. Motivation probably
> just leaves with the long time waiting (in my case, there is nothing
> else on my hands to do). People just loses faith. It is sad to see the
> process is more a matter of time, than capacity or work done,
> experience. And well, right now I feel so close but also so far, because
> of the uncertainty, to conclude my process.

A Debian account isn't that essential.  I had packages in Debian for
at least a year before I was invited to join the project.  The
additional 11 months I waited in the NM queue didn't stop me doing
useful work.

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