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Re: Debian PR disaster....

Steve McIntyre wrote:
> On Wed, Apr 16, 2008 at 05:29:11PM +0200, Lucas Nussbaum wrote:
> >
> >What happened to Debian Social Contract #3: "We will not hide problems"?

One could argue that this referred to software. :)

> >I was aware that this blog post would not help to improve Debian's
> >image. And I care a lot about Debian's image. But I care even more about
> >Debian's health, and I think that this problem is hurting Debian at a
> >much deeper level than PR, and has been doing so for a long time.
> >
> >I think that we (DDs) should all feel ashamed that we have not been able
> >to find a solution to this. It looks a bit selfish: once you are a DD,
> >you don't have to care about DAM anymore (except when your key expires).
> >
> >Anyway, when this problem will be fixed (not just worked-around or
> >postponed), I will very happily blog about it, and try to help reach a
> >wider audience than my blog post did.
> Lucas, whingeing and complaining in public about this stuff just
> before I get a chance to do anything about it is *really* nice timing
> from you. Thanks for that...

Weren't you I2C two years ago and is the situation really that new?



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