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Re: Elitists v's popularists (was Re: [RFC] Making NM 'by recommendation')

On Sun, Jan 28, 2001 at 12:10:22PM +1100, Glenn McGrath wrote:
> ><snip> If someone comes by and nobody has seen him either on the
> > lists, BTS or whatever, it's not very probable he has a lot of interest in
> > Debian.
> Well if you recognise this as a problem you should also recognise that
> debian developers can become inactive as well but still be considered a
> debian developer.

This is "-newmaint-admin", we're involved in people coming in, not going
out. I believe there's a group of people preparing a proposal to regulate
extremely inactive maintainers, etc. But that belongs to -oldmaint-killing.

> This proposal to filter out new members only covers part of the problem,
> it doesnt attempt to filter out existing developers who wouldnt get in
> by todays standards.
> For those reasons i see this proposal as a way to reduce the growth of
> membership not as a means of controling quality of membership.

When you get a decent AM and get into Debian, please write a proposal that
looks after this quality.

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