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Re: Problems with NM Front Desk

On Tue, 06 Jul 2010, Frans Pop wrote:
> 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.

The FD can say that someone isn't ready to enter the NM process,
though, and then provide specific suggestions as to how they can
demonstrate to the FD that they are ready to enter the NM process.

The FD is responsible for gauging that someone looks to have been
active in Debian enough to assign them an AM.

Don Armstrong

Build a fire for a man, an he'll be warm for a day.  Set a man on   
fire, and he'll be warm for the rest of his life.
 -- Jules Bean

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