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Re: Can a package that is not destined for Debian be used for tasks&skills

--- Sam Hartman <hartmans@mit.edu> wrote:
> Hi.  I reviewed two packages provided by one of my applicants.  They
> were not in an archive at the beginning of the application but
> (unknown to me) he did not file an ITP.
> Someone else uploaded the packages meanwhile.  I think it is still
> reasonable for me to use these packages to evaluate tasks&skills of
> the applicant, although obviously I still need to establish that the
> applicant is actually going to do something for Debian.
> I wanted to confirm I am correct in my understanding.

 Well, I don't know what the best practice is, that same thing happened during
my application.  After I was accepted as a debian maintainer, none of the 
packages I did during my application were used, but I did manage to pick up
two orphaned packages and add a new one.

James Morrison
   University of Waterloo
   Computer Science - Digital Hardware
   2A co-op

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