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Re: Handling of (inactive) Debian Accounts

On Sun, Feb 11, 2007 at 03:35:27PM -0600, Manoj Srivastava <srivasta@debian.org> wrote:
> On Sun, 11 Feb 2007 15:42:47 -0500, Joe Smith
> <unknown_kev_cat@hotmail.com> said:  
> > I would hope that there would be a grace period after deactivation,
>         I suggest you read the original mail before participating in
>  the discussion.
> > where a person who misses the WaT mail, and then later has his/her
> > account disabled can quickly speak up and say they are still here,
> > and be re-enabled without having to go through any sort of NM
> > process.
>         Now, while having a grqace period sounds like a good idea,
>  this appeal is couched in terms that seem (to me, at least) shrouded
>  in fear of _any_ NM processing. Why is that? I mean, getting ones
>  status reverted is an inconvenience, but surely an active DD should
>  not be afraid of passing something we ask of every new developer?

A probable reason is that the NM process is getting tougher and/or that
some developpers didn't even pass an NM process...


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