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Re: Initial Contact

On Wed, Apr 16, 2003 at 10:34:18PM +0100, Andrew Suffield wrote:
> > > What is "the DD to be" doing now he has shown he has the skills,
> > > knowns the procedures and has contacts in Debian (advocate, AM,
> > > sponsor ) to contribute?
> > 
> > The prospective DD is being thoroughly demotivated by the lack of
> > interest that Debian has in their help, generally speaking, I think.
> I would carefully reconsider whether such a person would make a
> worthwhile developer. DDs must, for all practical purposes, be
> self-motivated, and driven by a desire to do the job well. *Not* for
> recognition. If something that small would cause them to stop trying,
> we're probably better off without them; they won't last six months
> anyway. We do not have a shortage of MIA developers.

Uh... suffice it to say that I'd just like to remind any NMs who may be
listening to this that opinions of Debian developers may or may not match
opinions of other developers.

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