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Re: Advocating William Vera <billy@billy.com.mx>


My main mentor and uploader is anibal, however unfortunately appears
to be inactive.
I trust that the other uploaders mentioned bye Enrico can advocate for me.


Thanks Gunnar :)

On Tue, May 11, 2010 at 9:48 PM, Gunnar Wolf <gwolf@gwolf.org> wrote:
> Enrico Zini dijo [Sun, May 09, 2010 at 04:22:13PM +0100]:
>> > I have not directly worked Debian-wise with William, but know him from
>> > the Free Software activities in my country - and have talked with him
>> > several times. I have reviewed his currently sponsored work in Debian,
>> > and is very well kept, which speaks well about his personal abilities
>> Just one clarification: you say "I have not directly worked Debian-wise
>> with William", and that phrase raises a FD alarm bell about this size:
>> http://www.1-800-4clocks.com/images/Big-Ben-Clock-Bell-London.jpg
>> However you say that you have reviewed his sponsored work in Debian. The
>> two statements are, as I see it, contradictory, unless it was just a
>> quick review.
>> (...)
> Hi Enrico,
> I added William as a recipient - Billy, I told you so! ;-) I told you
> I would not be a good advocate for you, as we have stone-cold and
> iron-cast people sitting at the frontdesk. Not only that, they
> masquerade for a nice, warm, lovable Italian guy... Nobody is safe
> now!
> Enrico, on a more serious note: I agree with you. I know (and stand by
> what I wrote) William will make a good addition to Debian, and I would
> have liked him to take this step several years ago already. However, I
> also agree I cannot judge his technical work - I did a bit more than
> just looking at the pages, but of course, that's not as much as saying
> "I have worked closely with him".
> Greetings,
> --
> Gunnar Wolf • gwolf@gwolf.org • (+52-55)5623-0154 / 1451-2244

William Vera <billy@billy.com.mx>
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