Re: Third call for votes for the debian project leader election 2006
On Thursday 06 April 2006 13:31, JC Helary wrote:
Or do you agree that developers are formally members of the debian
A Debian Developer (capitals, formal term, defined in the Debian
Constitution) is a member (lower case, general dictionary word meaning
"belonging to") of the Debian project.
A Debian Member (capitals) is an undefined term in the context of the
Just like a Debian Developer. There is no definition of what makes a
Developer in the constitution.
The only place where any kind of formal definition is given is the
A Debian Project member, who has gone through the New Maintainer
process and had their application accepted.
Where _Member_ Is Defined With A Capital Letter And Is Put As An
Equivalent To Developer.
And it is only normal to define Member=Developer here, on the page
where the process to "become a Developer" is explained. Once this is
done, the constitution can use the 2 words as equivalent.
Have I made it clear now? You don't seem to be able to grasp the
difference between formally defined terms and regular everyday
Jeeez. Take a deep breath and read the files !!!