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Re: new-maintainer@debian.org dead?

2009/11/7 Sune Vuorela <nospam@vuorela.dk>:
> On 2009-11-07, Harry Rickards <harry@linux.com> wrote:
>> 2009/11/7 Sune Vuorela <nospam@vuorela.dk>:
>>> On 2009-11-07, Harry Rickards <harry@linux.com> wrote:
>>>> Hi,
>>>> I sent an email to new-maintainer@debian.org about a week ago, and
>>>> haven't received a response yet. It's only been a week, so I'm still
>>>> hoping to get a reply soon. However, I just found
>>>> http://lists.debian.org/debian-devel/1999/07/msg01270.html, saying
>>>> that they're overworked (the OP didn't recieve a reply for over 2
>>>> months). That was in '99 tough. Is the situation still the same now
>>>> (and if so does the documentation need to be updated)?
>>> They are usually quite busy. What did you ask them about?  I'm pretty
>>> sure that 'wrong questions' is of a even lower priority than their real
>>> tasks.
>>> I did see them act this week on a mail I sent them.
>>> /Sune
>> I asked about alternative forms of identification for becoming a
>> Debian Maintainer (*not* a Debian Developer through the New Maintainer
>> process).
> it has been discussed a couple of times on the public newmaint list.
> You can probably find it in the archive.
> The internet suggests you are british, so I think the easiest thing is
> to meet up with some DD somewhere in england.
> /Sune

Just got a reply from new-maintainer anyway - they forgot to CC the reply to me!

Harry Rickards - harry@linux.com
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