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



Yaroslav Halchenko <debian@onerussian.com> writes:
>>> Then I would say it might make sense to send an announcement to any
>>> DD with experience over X month and Y packages maintained if they
>>> want to be just considered for AM process.
>> Right, because *new* developers have no idea about the NM process and
>> just need the reminder that it exists to jump up and help.  Sorry, the
>> whole thing doesn't work this way: You need to invest a lot of time
>> into AM work, so you need to care about it. Just asking every new
>> developer will not help.
> I'm sorry to clarify myself. I gratefully respect time spent by any DD
> working on the project and tenfold time of any AM interfacing with NM --
> NMs (like me probably :-)) can be "pain in the butt" to deal with.
>
> I was talking about X>=12 and Y>=5 which wouldn't name any
> such developer as *new* under my classification.  My idea is just to
> delegate AM duties to the DDs mature enough and able/willing to help.

That wasn't my point. Not everybody with a few packages and a few months
old account is a good AM, so you can't ping anybody. These people need
to be interested and care about the NM process.

Marc
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