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Re: Sponsorship guidelines

Am Die, den 10.02.2004 schrieb Matthew Palmer um 12:07:
> On Tue, Feb 10, 2004 at 11:21:49AM +0100, Gaudenz Steinlin wrote:
> > > I make no guarantees about how quickly your upload will be made. This
> > > has been a big problem in the past, and I hope it will never be so bad
> > > in the future. However, I have a life (well, I claim to, anyway) and
> > > can't always be right there to upload immediately.
> > I think this is OK if the package is not yet in the archive. But if you
> > expect of a sponsee to react to bug reports like a DD should and if they
> > try provide fixed packages in a timely fashion then they should have the
> > guarantee that you try to upload the package soon. IMHO sponsoring a
> > package gives some obligations to the sponsor as it gives obligations to
> > the sponsee.
> Good point.  I think I was trying to make that into a frigging contract or
> something ("I disclaim everything", etc).  I've added some more clarifying
> material in there, do you think that covers it properly, or should I just
> rip it out and start again for that point?

I think it is still somehow a little bit vague. If an upload is
important depends on your point of view (for most sponsees their upload
will be the most important). But it now covers the basic point that once
you agreed to sponsor something you will try do your job.


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