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Re: AM profile

stappers@stappers.nl (Geert Stappers) writes:
> On Sat, Aug 13, 2005 at 02:25:33PM +0200, Marc 'HE' Brockschmidt wrote:
>> 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/

Well, I've written this text for debian-newmaint and didn't plan to
reuse the text - you can add this to your local copy, but I'm not sure
that will help.

>> 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"
> ?

Yes. AMs should also be good examples in other areas, of course.

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