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Re: Good news week...

On Tue, Sep 26, 2000 at 04:38:29AM -0400, Dale Scheetz wrote:

[Snippage, re: Welcome and Thanx]

> We just broke 300 applicants today, and the good news is that less than

Excellent! :^)

> 100 of these folks are currently waiting in line for an AM. We have
> processed almost 100 applicants, and are currently handling over 100
> applications. It is finally looking like we may actually be able to catch
> up with the future about the time it gets here ;-)

A few more weeks, and we (hopefully) should be to a point where we
can take them as they come, and eliminate the need for a queue. ;^>

> I want to take this opportunity to thank each and every one of you for
> your hard work and excellent productivity. I know how hard I've worked on
> this project, so I appreciate the matching funds that everyone here has
> applied to the problem. Without your cooperation and energy, all my
> efforts could easily have gone for naught.

Actually, Dale, I would guess that you probably have been putting in
more hours on this than any one else on the AM side of the process.
All of _us_ should be thanking _you_. :^)

[ At least those of us who recently came out of
[ the queue and immediately became AMs should be.... ;^>

> Thanks to everyone's hard work I predict that the new maintainer process
> will continue to improve and that at some point even the rest of Debian
> will recognize that fact ;-)

I have faith in your prediction of improvement.
I doubt the recongition, though, given all the bitching going on.

"What? The queue is *empty*? You must be doing something wrong!"

<sardonic grin>

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