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Re: [DRAFT for REVIEW] The Debian Project improves its NewMaintainer process

Thanks for your comments.
The "about Debian Project section" is intended for newcomers and for PR.
At the end of each PR, it is likely to be ignored from second reading by
the same one.
By then, it accomplished its mission.
If Debian Times is not for also publishing the PRs, where should I
publish them?

The attached draft contains corrections for (1) and (2).
Regarding (2), it is mostly a matter of writing style and target
audience. The text contains just enough details for newcomers. The
wording could be improved.

Regarding (3), and in light of [0] [1] [2] and face to face debates
during [3], for some examples, Debian Project NEEDS more manpower and
interested ones do not know how to start.
How the Debian Website Redesign Project [3] is going? Read the comments
at [4] for some examples. At face to face meetings, the thing is even
Others think Debian is a bunch of elitist geeks, with some
"kings-of-the-montain" entrenched  slow pacing the whole project.
Ubuntu is cool. Debian is old.
There are many good things happening and few are aware of them.

I expect to reach at least enough repercussion to reduce [0] effects and
attract some interested people.

Andre Felipe

[0] http://lists.debian.org/debian-publicity/2008/04/msg00046.html
[1] http://lists.debian.org/debian-publicity/2008/04/msg00057.html
[2] http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/technology/7358483.stm
[2] http://fisl.softwarelivre.org/9.0/papers/pub/programacao/103
[3] http://wiki.debian.org/DebianWebSiteProject
[4] http://linuxfr.org/2008/04/22/23985.html

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