Re: DAM and NEW queues processing
On Thu, Jun 25, 2009 at 11:15:35AM +0200, Emilio Pozuelo Monfort wrote:
> Stefano Zacchiroli wrote:
> > On Thu, Jun 25, 2009 at 01:32:14AM +0200, Bernd Zeimetz wrote:
> >>> Would it be enough to just have a special automated mail
> >>> congratulating new developers on -newmaint (or modify the subject of
> >>> this mail to congratulate them?)
> >> I'd be happy to modify the cronjob to send such mails to -project,
> >> if the interest is large enough. Does anybody want to come up with a
> >> proper wording?
> > My 0.02€:
> > « The Debian project is happy to announce that the following
> > applicants, from the New Maintainer queue, have just become official
> > Debian Developers:
> > - foo
> > - bar
> I'd include their short biography (a few lines) that is sent to -newmaint.
The whole point of this exercise is that the short biography cannot be
automated, so it takes too much time from FD to compose such mails...
The biometric identification system at the gates of the CIA headquarters
works because there's a guard with a large gun making sure no one is
trying to fool the system.