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Re: [Fwd: [RFC] Making NM 'by recommendation']

On Sun, Jan 28, 2001 at 04:55:44PM +0000, Martin Michlmayr wrote:
> * Julian Gilbey <J.D.Gilbey@qmw.ac.uk> [20010128 14:39]:
> > [Suggestion, should we go along the recommendation route: that anyone
> > whose name appears as maintainer of a package should automatically be
> > able to apply to the NM process with no other need for
> > recommendation.]
> Sounds like a good idea first, but I don't think it would work.
> If we let sponsored people apply themselves, it would be fair to let
> people working on boot-floppies, a port or on the web pages do so as
> well.  In the end, everyone wants to apply himself again...


> And while it's easy to parse the Maintainer: field for sponsored
> people, we cannot easily check people working on boot-floppies et al.
> Finally, I think if someone is willing to sponsor another person, he
> is certainly also willing to take 2 minutes and fill out a web form.




         Julian Gilbey, Dept of Maths, Queen Mary, Univ. of London
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