Re: The Debian Project Newsletter
On Apr 3, 2010, at 1:07, francis southern wrote:
> On 2 April 2010 16:42, Simon Paillard
> <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>>> @@ -134,7 +134,7 @@
>>> Starting March 20th, and lasting two full days, the MiniDebConf touched on a
>>> variety of subjects in Debian with the participants sharing their experiences
>>> around both Debian and Free Software. As <a href="http://alerios-en.blogspot.com/2010_03_01_archive.html">Alejandro Rios
>>> -said</a>: <q>All this is possible to several sponsors from Panama and SPI, and
>>> +said</a>: <q>All this was possible thanks to several sponsors from Panama and SPI, and
>>> the hard work from many people, specially Anto Recio, Mauro Rosero, Carolina
>>> Flores, Gunnar Wolf and the local team.</q> SPI is
>>> <a href="http://www.spi-inc.org/">Software in the Public Interest</a>, a
>> I guess we should keep the quotation untouched (or drop the quotation as is).
> Ah, yes, I didn't consider the fact that it was a quotation, so
> probably shouldn't be altered. Maybe we could paraphrase him instead?
> Something like "Alejandro Rios said that the event had been made
> possible thanks to the support of several sponsors from Panama, the
> SPI, and the hard work of many people ....".
I don't see why we can't keep everyone's name in the article, after all they did the work and should get some credit. I realize that people don't necessarily want to read long lists of names they don't know, but not everyone gets the praise they deserve for helping Debian and those opportunities we get to publicly thank people should be seized.