Re: page for listing donors for Debian Project?
On Thu, Oct 22, 2009 at 11:46 PM, MJ Ray <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Has any tech worker co-op ever achieved "Debian partner" status?
Zero idea. You could probably answer this by looking through the CVS
history of the partners web page.
> Unless the co-op supplies equipment, the criteria look pretty
> unattainable, unless debian has some need for paid maintainers,
> technical service or consulting that isn't widely known.
Perhaps the criteria need to be adjusted, hopefully the folks behind
email@example.com would be open to that.
> How up-to-date is the partner list? Black Cat Networks are
> listed, but I think they are gone - the link goes to RapidSwitch
> and http://www.earth.li/~noodles/blog/2007/08/new-house.html
> says it was sold. If you need a new domain registration partner,
> software.coop would probably do it.
Not sure about that. Best mail the firstname.lastname@example.org address (and CC
noodles), one of the 4 people behind it should be able to answer your
question. According to whois, the current registrar for debian.org is
That said, I think the partners program was neglected for a while and
only recently revived by Andre.
> What does debian need that would qualify for partner status?
> I think most co-ops work on the basis of giving when asked,
> rather than offering random stuff we think might be wanted.
Again, best mail the email@example.com address.