Re: RFC: Changing the NM system
Christian Kurz wrote:
> > Yes, and the main point of my proposal is: An applicant doesn't get his
> > account before he had worked some months for Debian. This lets us judge on
> > his whole work (e.g. his knowledge about packaging, how he handles
> > bugs,...).
> I think we should define that he has to work several months for Debian.
The problem is that you cannot enforce this. Just think about somebody
who suddenly loses his vision or gets stuck with real-life stuff.
> Maybe he has already done a lot in the past or is involved in a lot of
> software projects? Does he still need to work for debian some months to
That at least would be a sign of a real interest which makes it unlikely
that he vanishes after a while - excluding accidents and the like.
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