Re: More questions to the candidates
On Sun, Mar 14, 2004 at 10:38:28PM +0000, Martin Michlmayr wrote:
> In my opinion, the transition should look like this:
> - a separate archive (e.g. non-free.org) should be set up, along with
> other infrastructure, such as a bug tracking system.
> - Packages should be moved there, bug reports migrated, etc
> - non-free packages uploaded to Debian would automatically be
> uploaded there.
> - Users should be asked to update their APT sources line to use
> - At the same time, the current APT sources line (i.e. *debian.org
> non-free) will still be supported. That is, Debian would mirror
> non-free packages for about a year or two in order to give people
> a chance to change their APT sources line.
You might want to add to that something about a charter for the people
who will be running it. [Something like: will coordinate with Debian
where it makes sense.]
I'm not sure the tail can exist without the dog, but I'm not going to
object if some people want to try it this way.