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Re: problems with the concept of unstable -> testing

On Tue, Dec 16, 2008 at 03:55:40PM -0500, Kevin Mark wrote:
> On Tue, Dec 16, 2008 at 09:34:39PM +0100, Thomas Viehmann wrote:
> > Romain Beauxis wrote:
> > > I think you completely forgot about the fact that this project is run by 
> > > people who aren't payed for that.

> > > And, yes I didn't fix any RC bug today, nor yesterday. I even have now 3 on 
> > > mediawiki for which I won't be able to take much time. 

> > How about once per year?

> people can decide to not contribute to a volunteer project for many
> reasons:  hostile work environment, discouragement when expressing ideas are 2.
> A project as huge as Debian has a hard enough time keeping the 'fun' but
> making the atmostphere for people unplesent will not only discourage
> current people but also future contributer.

The single largest factor in making the atmosphere unpleasant is people who
aren't contributing to Debian running their mouths on our development lists.

Steve Langasek                   Give me a lever long enough and a Free OS
Debian Developer                   to set it on, and I can move the world.
Ubuntu Developer                                    http://www.debian.org/
slangasek@ubuntu.com                                     vorlon@debian.org

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