Re: New maintainer proposal, re-announce
The project secretary has already said that he has seen no proposal,
properly submitted, that anyone can act upon, according to our
Until a proposal has been properly made to debian-vote, there can be no
proper action for a developer to take.
I, and apparently many other developers, have refused to sign up to any
more lists. I will continue to refuse to carry on any "project" related
discussions on any lists other than -private, -devel, and -vote.
If you want to talk with me about such things, you can be sure of finding
me on one of those lists, or contact me in private.
On Wed, 3 Nov 1999, Anthony Towns wrote:
> Hello world,
> Wichert's new-maintainer proposal was posted to the -project list a few
> weeks ago to not much response. Since a couple of people on IRC apparently
> missed it, it seems appropriate to mention it in this wider audience.
> (This was also mentioned in DWN 1999/10/20)
> See http://www.debian.org/Lists-Archives/debian-project-9910/msg00003.html
> from the -project archives.
> Anyway, if you want to help new-maintainers get back off the ground, and
> are a current maintainer and have been for a while, and are reasonably
> well-known/well-trusted, and so on, have a look at the proposal, and
> mention you're interested to Wichert.
> This has been a public service announcement. Replies/follow-ups to
> -project, not -devel-announce.
> Anthony Towns <firstname.lastname@example.org> <http://azure.humbug.org.au/~aj/>
> I don't speak for anyone save myself. PGP encrypted mail preferred.
> ``The thing is: trying to be too generic is EVIL. It's stupid, it
> results in slower code, and it results in more bugs.''
> -- Linus Torvalds
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