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Re: Proposal: Recall the Project Leader

On Sat, Sep 23, 2006, Clint Adams wrote:
> If Company X bribes you to break libstat-lsmode-perl, there are roughly
> a thousand people that can upload a fix.  If Company Y bribes you to
> remove all the files from pkg-perl's svn repo, there are dozens of
> people who can revert this, and roughly a thousand who can NMU the
> relevant perl packages in the meantime.  lintian is a similar situation.
> If Company Z bribes you to not make QA uploads, no one will notice.
> Now, if you become the release manager, and your employer makes your
> compensation contingent on Debian not releasing before February of 2010,
> no one can NMU the release.  Theoretically, we could replace you, but
> we cannot fix the problem directly.

 You list risks of bribes of various people working on Debian.  How did
 this change with dunc tank?  Are you claiming that dunc tank is a mean
 to disguise bribes?
   I fail to see why the problems you describe were not problems two
 months or two years ago.

Loïc Minier <lool@dooz.org>

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