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Re: Sponsorship guidelines

On Tue, Feb 10, 2004 at 12:35:19PM +0000, Thomas Viehmann wrote:
> Matthew Palmer (mpalmer@debian.org) wrote:
> Two quick things on the checklist:
> - Maybe do add a quirk that the prospective packager should (or even say must)
>   have read the canonical docs (policy, d.'s r., newmaint) and that the checklist
>   not a subsitute. Every now and then I do get the impression that some
>   (fortunately not many) sponsor-seekers didn't (e.g. when they didn't package
>   the source...).
>   You could argue that this is implied, but there's bound to be the ones that do
>   the "why, if there's a checklist, I don't have to go through all the policy
>   myself".

Added.  Having just rejected a potential sponsee for this very thing, I
guess I should have added it sooner.  <g>

> - For descriptions, there also is [1], which seems to be pretty canonical.

Added, with thanks.

- Matt

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