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Re: Third call for votes for the debian project leader election 2006

On 4/5/06, Holger Levsen <debian@layer-acht.org> wrote:
> Hi,
> On Wednesday 05 April 2006 12:13, Eddy Petrişor wrote:
> > As a side note, I have asked for a debian aimed project to be created
> > on alioth and was refused with the reason that I wasn't a DD, nor
> > maintainer of any existing package in the archive. I find this very
> > disturbing and I was forced to move to sourceforge, although I would
> > have preffered alioth.
> You could have explained that to the alioth maintainers and/or ask an existing
> debian developer to co-maintain that alioth project with you. In fact, you
> can still do so..

I think I wasn't too clear. Many of the DDs are not too fond of the
idea of having to deal with lesser DDs or contributors. Not having the
status of DD _because_ I didn't had a package in Debian was reason
enough to discard my project[1].

So I was pointing out that for many DD=package maintainer and not
doing that means you are a lesser human being.

> On a side note, this thread has become kinda offtopic here :)

Indeed it became.

[1] http://sourceforge.net/projects/debtoo
"Imagination is more important than knowledge" A.Einstein

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