Re: RFC - Changing current policy of debian.net entries
On 06/25/2012 09:46 AM, Thijs Kinkhorst wrote:
> On Fri, June 22, 2012 23:01, Martin Zobel-Helas wrote:
>> There is nothing carved into stone yet! I just want to hear your
>> comments on this. The key point is that lay users will not understand
>> the difference between debian.net and debian.org, and we should not
>> require that they do. The purpose of this RFC is to seek comment on how
>> to address this concern and the above proposal is perhaps one such way.
> I'm not clear why it is problematic that lay users do not know the
> difference between 'official' and 'unofficial' services.
> Take mentors.debian.net, perhaps the most visible debian.net service. How
> is it relevant to lay users whether or not this service is officially
> blessed? It works great for all parties involved. Whether or not it's
> blessed is mostly a project internal issue.
mentors is a special case here as it might distribute non-distributable
stuff when people upload buggy packages. So there is no real way to run
this as official Debian service imho.
Bernd Zeimetz Debian GNU/Linux Developer
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