Re: Proposal to delay the decition of the DPL of the withdrawal of the Package Policy Committee delegation
Anthony Towns <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On Fri, Oct 27, 2006 at 08:20:35AM +0200, Frank K?ster wrote:
>> > Yes, you claimed that you didn't need any review because you were a
>> > delegate on IRC.
>> I think that basing a decision with the DPL hat on just on what someone
>> says on IRC is a bad idea.
> IRC channels are used for official project business; the only difference
> between them and mailing lists is technical.
I am not in IRC very frequently, but I have been there often enough to
be convinced that this is very wrong. There's a big social difference
between mailing lists and IRC. And both are different to meeting in
person or talking on the phone.
Should we found a group that collects money to pay the DPL's phone bill
if he needs to give certain fellow DDs a call?
Dr. Frank Küster
Single Molecule Spectroscopy, Protein Folding @ Inst. f. Biochemie, Univ. Zürich
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