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Re: Queue processing

* Troy Heber <troy.heber@hp.com> [2005-11-14 04:55]:

> However, I can clearly see that someone received special/preferential
> treatment. In this case, I don't understand how people were able to
> jump ahead in the queue. 

It's not a FIFO queue, it's up to the DAM to decide in what order he
processes the applicants. The same applies for the FD queue: they try to
match applicants with suitable AMs. This is nothing personal it might
take longer to go through all of the correspondence for one applicant
than it takes for another one. Please be patient, I'm sure your
application will be processed soon.

> BTW: I often hear the argument that you don't need to be a DD to
> contribute to the project. While this is true, I have found that not
> being a DD can really hurt. For example, I received a FTBFS bug on one
> of my packages on an architecture that I do not have access to. I'm
> not allowed to use the Debian infrastructure, so... I have to find
> someone else to work on my bugs. 

http://db.debian.org/machines.cgi lists several machines that are
accessable for "all" which means all it needs to get an account is to
mail the admin providing him with a reason and an FTBFS bug is imo a
good reason therefore.

yours Martin
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