Re: BREAKING NEWS: Debian developers aren't trusted
On Sun, Feb 11, 2007 at 10:38:42PM +0100, Mike Hommey wrote:
> On Sun, Feb 11, 2007 at 10:59:41PM +0200, Kalle Kivimaa <email@example.com> wrote:
> > Hamish Moffatt <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> > > The context doesn't make the above quote any more pleasant.
> > Well, in an ideal world everybody trusts everybody, but unfortunately
> > the world we live in is not ideal. And I'm not sure what's so
> > newsworthy in the fact that one developer doesn't trust another,
> > unless you think that a DPL should trust every DD.
> Considering any DD has the ability to introduce any kind of malware
> and/or kill (almost) any debian.org server, yes, a little bit of trust
> would be a minimum.
There are different levels of trusting. One can think that no DD
would introduce malware in the archive and anyway could think also that some developers
are not good for certain tasks because of attitude/lack of skills/lack of time/whatever.
Francesco P. Lovergine