Re: RFC: Changing the NM system
On Sun, 17 Dec 2000, Christian Kurz wrote:
> Well, what you propose here is an an removal of a debian developer and I
> don't think this should be so easy as you describe it. We should be able
> to have a checklist and if some checks fail delete his debian account.
> If someone is really MIA and won't come back, we should only disable
> first his account, so that he needs to contact us again, to show that he
> has again enough time for debian, but an exclusion should only happen
> after a vote, so that either the majority of developers agreed or not.
> About the take-over of a package, have you read the nice document on
> qa.debian.org, that Raphael Hertzog and I wrote some time ago, to take
> care of this situation? We already have some guidelines, but they are
> just not used. :( So there's no real need to invent the wheel again, but
> to take the current situation and documents and apply them to debian.
I've seen these not yet used guidelines for taking over packages and I
don't want to take the account of a member of Debian "easy". But I don't
want to start this discussions before the NM discussion has shown results
- one big discussion at a time is enough.
A "No" uttered from deepest conviction is better and greater than a
"Yes" merely uttered to please, or what is worse, to avoid trouble.
-- Mahatma Ghandi