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Re: Fear the new maintainer process

On Wed, Jul 26, 2000 at 09:08:23AM -0600, Jason Gunthorpe wrote:
> On Wed, 26 Jul 2000, Marcus Brinkmann wrote:
> > I want to repeat: The applicant wants to help US. WE require the
> > cumbersome new maintainer procedure. So WE have the responsibility
> Uh, WE also have 500 other developers, the last thing we need is to
> actively persue people who have a limited interest in joining.
> IMHO if someone cannot be bothered to respond to NM in a timely maner then
> maybe they really don't have time/desire to contribute to Debian.

Agreed, and their lack of interest might be holding up others in the NM
process that ARE willing to contribute. NM team needs to set a hard limit
on how long they will persue a potential developer, after that they get


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