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Re: Again, seeking advocate

On Fri, Apr 04, 2003 at 01:49:09AM -0500, B. Douglas Hilton wrote:
> Most of you probably don't remember, but I gave a good
> try to hack SMP support for OSKit/Mach over the last
> couple years.

Although I can't remember every piece of hardware of you, I remember you
pretty well :)
> I still have full serial remote debugging capabilities
> via my Netwinder which I cross-compiled gdb for Hurd.
> I think that I'm Debian material, and I would be honored
> if a Hurd developer sponsored me. I have not yet applied
> for New Maintaier because I lack a sponsor.

The easiest thing to do is to mail me a link to the website where I need to
advocate you.  Then you will enter the normal new maintainer process.
> I was at DebConf2 in Toronto last year, and spent about
> $1000USD to go there just to get my key signed. I'm a
> patient dude, but I want to get in before I die please.
> :-)

Frankly, it totally escapes me what is required to become a Debian
maintainer, but usually it happens within a couple of years, as far as I
know (sometimes even months!).


`Rhubarb is no Egyptian god.' GNU      http://www.gnu.org    marcus@gnu.org
Marcus Brinkmann              The Hurd http://www.gnu.org/software/hurd/

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