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Re: MPlayer revisited

On Mon, Jun 13, 2005 at 02:09:24AM +0000, MJ Ray wrote:
> Diego Biurrun <diego@biurrun.de> wrote: [...]
> > My problem is that ftpmasters are ephemeral creatures that are very hard
> > to come by.
> I think that's a common feeling about delegates.  I think it's
> linked to 26 developers holding two or more organisational roles
> (and two have 7 each).


> > [...] At CeBIT I finally spoke
> > with J?rg Jaspert, who is an ftpmaster assistant, but - as far as i
> > understood him - he does not have authority to make any final decisions.
> Then I don't understand J?rg Jaspert's role at all. He is listed
> on http://www.uk.debian.org/intro/organization as handling NEW.
> Matthew Garrett's description of ftpmastering doesn't seem to 
> describe these FTP assistants.
> http://lists.debian.org/debian-project/2005/02/msg00184.html

Well, if you don't understand it, guess how it looks to people not involved
in the Debian project.  "Opaque".

> > So would it perhaps be possible to put me in direct contact with an
> > ftpmaster?  Direct communication does wonders when it comes to clearing
> > up confusion and uncertainty.
> You're preaching to the converted here, but I believe I'm mostly
> ignored by the three ftpmasters on that list with higher status
> than J?rg Jaspert. That is partly why I usually work on ITPs,
> bug reports and external questions. Their email address is
> ftpmaster@debian.org if you want to see whether you can find
> out what they'd like you to provide.

Thanks, I'll see what I can do.


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