Re: giving @debian.org mail addresses to voting contributors
On Sun, Oct 26, 2008 at 02:07:16AM +0200, Joerg Jaspert wrote:
> >> Why not @people.debian.org ? It represents pretty good what thoses
> >> eventual "contributors" would: the _people_ who make Debian.
> > In fact, I've already argued in this thread that @whatever.debian.org
> > will need nevertheless to share the namespace with @debian.org
> > domain. (I.e., I don't want someone to steal "my"
> > firstname.lastname@example.org, nor a contributor probably won't to
> > change nickname if he eventually becomes full blown DD.)
> The idea for contributor.d.o includes either to reserve all existing
> debian.org UIDs within the @contributor.d.o namespace or activate them
> as forwarding or giving people the choice to activate or whatever.
> > As a consequence of that reasoning, why not giving plain @debian.org
> > mail addresses to voting contributors?
> Well, different weight. To be able to clearly seperate (using the terms
> of my much-discussed text) "is a DC/DM" and "is a DME/DD". Basically
> the look to the outside (press, users, etc), if a DC/DM writes something
> it is less binding to the project than if a DME/DD writes something.
How so? I would agree that when a DD writes something, it is less
binding to the project than if the DPL or a delegate writes something.
I see no difference between DD and DM there.