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Re: Reapplying as a DD after soft rejection

On Wed, Aug 19, 2009 at 01:40:40PM +0800, Thomas Goirand wrote:
> Martin Meredith wrote:
> > On Mon, Aug 10, 2009 at 04:31:08PM +0800, Thomas Goirand wrote:
> >> Hash: SHA1
> >>
> >> Hi,
> >>
> >> It's been now about 6 months (more or less) that I have been soft
> >> rejected by my AM (because I failed reading correctly some licenses
> >> during the tests). I feel I am more ready now, and I was wondering if
> >> there was some more steps that I should do to reapply, and if so, what
> >> should I do?
> >>
> >> Is it advised to apply first as a Debian Maintainer before DD, so I can
> >> upload my packages myself in the mean time?
> >>
> >> Thomas
> > 
> > Thomas, I'd suggest that if you re-apply, you ask your advocate to have a word
> > with the New Maintainer Committee before you do so, then they can be aware of
> > what the issues were, and can then advise you as to whether to re-apply based on
> > whether they feel that the areas that were lacking in your original application
> > have improved.
> Hi thanks for your answer,
> I was "soft rejected" because I didn't reply correctly when analyzing
> the license files. I have read much things about it it now, and my past
> AM said that I it would be fine if I re-applying within 6 months of time
> past his rejection. I really feel like I'm ready.
> Roberto, my current sponsor and advocate, will agree to add few words,
> so I've just added him as copy of this mail. Is the "New Maintainer
> Committee" to be reached through this list?

Thomas, I was the person who soft rejected you.  As I've told you before you
were not rejected because of "not replying correctly when analyzing licence
files", but because you seemed to be struggling a lot through P&P, and I was
concerned that you were not yet ready.

The NM comittee can be found on


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