Hi, (order of quotes changed to make things clearer.) On Montag, 4. Oktober 2010, Asheesh Laroia wrote: > Even if the "ACK, your message made it to the list" is all people get, to > many people it means more than that -- it's "a human read it, and > sympathizes with your lack of sponsorship". Also, the four-days thing > helps people say, "Well, if this list isn't working for getting a sponsor, > maybe I should try a different strategy." Just like how you can set a > timeout on a socket, and if the socket appears to be dead, code can take a > different action. I'm ready to applaud your efforts, I think it's a good idea. > I expect that Niels and I will do it, as I tried to say in my email. We > will hold the line at 4 days, and hopefully others will reply. Especially as *you* plan to do it, and don't ask others to! :-) > I say that because I remember sending out RFS emails to this list and > getting no answer and feeling less excited about contributing to Debian. I > see excitement and dedication to Debian as scarce resources. Absolutly. I also sympathise with Michaels concerns, but dont think those invalid yours. cheers, Holger
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