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Re: disbursement approvals and email privacy

On Wednesday 27 April 2005 07:28, Martin Schulze wrote:
> Martin Michlmayr wrote:
> > I don't care about the information that were posted because I have
> > nothing to hide.  I undertook all of that travel (and much more) and
> Having nothing to hide is a very bad excuse for leaking private stuff
> to the public or third parties whose interest differs.


> I don't think that the amount of reimbursed money needs to be put in
> public and that -private would have been a better place instead.


> > More generally (and probably more importantly), my complaint was also
> > that I think posting too much information wastes other people's time.
[more critique]
> Ack.

As a notorious list lurker, I always envied those "in the know" who had a 
better understanding of Debians innards. There is a delicate balance between 
maintaining proper privacy for those involved and the interests of the 
project at large.

I fully understand Martins concerns and also feel that it had been better to 
post the full list to -private. That notwithstanding, I see the announcement 
as a interesting indication of the health of the project. Thus I want to 
encourage Branden to further post regular signs of life from the DPL.

Regards, David
- hallo... wie gehts heute?
- *hust* gut *rotz* *keuch*
- gott sei dank kommunizieren wir über ein septisches medium ;)
 -- Matthias Leeb, Uni f. angewandte Kunst, 2005-02-15

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