Re: question for all candidates
Andreas Schuldei wrote:
> * Matthew Garrett <firstname.lastname@example.org> [2006-03-07 20:09:11]:
> > > When important teams seem to be disfunctional or have a hard time to
> > > find a structure that scales into the future I would however use my
> > > powers of delegation to restructure the team from the outside. I would
> > > only do that after I worked with the team to help it overcome it's
> > > issues itself, however.
> > If you were DPL right now, which teams would you consider making formal
> > delegates regardless of their wishes?
> It would depend on weather I had good additional people that
> could make (in my oppinion) a difference in team dynamics and
> Important teams I would watch in order of priority:
> - Stable security
> There was a security blackout during the summer of 2005, with
> repercussions in the press and public oppinion, hurting the
Err... you know that this was caused by disfunctional infrastructure
not maintained by the security team, right?
> - Press
> Debian could do with an active, outgoing press department. I
> look for people with an outgoing personality, time, excellent
> english and experience with press. Packaging skills are less
> important. I would like local sub-departments with tight
> coordination with the "headquarter".
> Just very recently Alexander Schmehl was added to email@example.com.
> That is a good step forward and we will follow closely, as with
> the security team.
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