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Re: Fear the new maintainer process



On Wed, Jul 26, 2000 at 03:06:21PM -0400, Clint Adams wrote:

> This entire thread seems to presume diligence on the part of the AM
> and lackadaisy on the part of the applicant, not mentioning cases
> where the reverse is true.

Both could be problems and both need to be addressed.  At present people
only seem to be trying to address one of them, but that's better than
neither being addressed.

> FWIW, if I would have had to have experienced the current bureaucracy
> to become a maintainer, I'm not certain I would have joined.

It's really not that bad.  The only thing that didn't feature at all 
in the previous NM process is the tasks and skills bit, and that's
something that would have to be faced anyway.

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