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Re: Question to all candidates about the NM process

Andreas Schuldei <andreas@debian.org> writes:
> * Marc 'HE' Brockschmidt <he@ftwca.de> [2006-03-04 13:06:37]:
>> Though there are often threads about problems with it on our mailing
>> lists, the NM process hasn't changed much in the last three or four
>> years. What do you think about the most common problems (takes too
>> long, is asking for too broad knowledge)?
>> Do you think that we need to change the NM checks?
> Basically, we should let good people become Developers faster. I know that
> one of the core problems is currently that there are not enough developers
> involved with NM.

That's one problem. Another problem is that NMs are not too happy to get
asked a whole bunch of questions that seem to have no connection to the
stuff they want to do. 
This is more than a simple problem of getting more people to help, it
involves discussing more fine-grained privileges, which would more or
less require changes to our infrastructure everywhere and are not a real
solution at the moment. I did not have time yet to bring my thoughts
about this in a useful form, but it's definitely something which concerns
the whole project.

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