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Re: AM profile

On Sat, Aug 13, 2005 at 02:25:33PM +0200, Marc 'HE' Brockschmidt wrote:
> Bartosz Fenski aka fEnIo <fenio@debian.org> writes:
> > Is there some documentation about becaming AM? 
> Not really. The current documentation is very outdated and rewriting
> them is already on the todo list of several people (there's even a list
> of things that should be included, but it still neds to be written).
> To become an AM, you should send an email to the Front Desk, giving a
> short overview about the things you do as developer (and with short I
> mean less than 10 lines!). 
> The requirements for AMs are a bit vague, but the rule of thumb is that
> they should have their account for at least 6 months. They should do QA
> work on a regular basis, showing their knowledge of the Debian Policy
> and Sub-Policies. Sponsoring non-DDs is also important, as that gives
> one a good impression of the special problems and needs of new
> developers.

I known that it is obvious, but could "understands Free Software" 
be added? Perhaps with a pointer to http://www.gnu.org/philosophy/

> AMs should have enough time to process applicants, they should be
> relatively friendly and calm. It's also important to be able to explain
> technical matters reasonably simple and nice, something that not every
> DD is apt for.

May I read that as
 "The Application Manager
  is a good example of how to interact on the social level"

Geert Stappers

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