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Re: Problems with NM Front Desk

On Tuesday 06 July 2010, Don Armstrong wrote:
> On Tue, 06 Jul 2010, Frans Pop wrote:
> > Is it actually OK for FD to "demand" that candidates go through DM
> > before applying for DD, or as part of the NM process?
> If the FD isn't fairly confident that someone has enough experience in
> Debian to make occupying an AM's time and taking slotes and time away
> from more qualified candidates, then yes, they should be strongly
> suggesting that people aren't ready to become DDs, and thus should
> spend more time working on Debian, possibly as DMs.

Strongly suggesting (or advising) is different though than requiring or 
demanding. And IMO in that case it is the task of the FD to make 
completely clear *why* that advise is being given: that it will help the 
candidate to be more productive sooner and that it should not make the 
total process towards DD any longer.

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