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Re: question for all candidates

Andreas Schuldei wrote:
> * Matthew Garrett <mgarrett@chiark.greenend.org.uk> [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
> performance.
> 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
>   project.  

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 press@d.o.
>   That is a good step forward and we will follow closely, as with
>   the security team.

Good input for the press team is always good - yet only very seldom



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