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Re: Debian Maintainers GR Proposal

On Thu, Jun 21, 2007 at 02:50:59PM +0100, Anthony Towns <aj@azure.humbug.org.au> wrote:
> 2) The initial policy for an individual to be included in the keyring
>    will be:
> 	* that the applicant acknowledges Debian's social contract, 
> 	  free software guidelines, and machine usage policies.

So, pretty much what P&P is about.

> 	* that the applicant provides a valid gpg key, signed by a
> 	  Debian developer (and preferably connected to the web of
> 	  trust by multiple paths).

Pretty much what is required to enter NM.

> 	* that at least one Debian developer (preferable more) is willing
> 	  to advocate for the applicant's inclusion, in particular to the
> 	  fact that the applicant is technically competent and good to work
> 	  with.

Pretty much what is required to enter NM.
>    All additions to the keyring will be publicly announced to the
>    debian-project list.
> ...
> 4) The initial policy for Debian developers who wish to advocate
>    a potential Debian maintainer will be:
> ...
... pretty much what is required from NM advocates.

Considering it pretty much is like NM, though a bit like Canada Dry is
like beer[1], why not split NM so that people could enter it either to
become DD or DM ? People wanting to be DD could even benefit from the
DM status once they got P&P passed... That would also make the GR


1. The french slogan, a long time ago, was "it has the colour of beer,
the taste of beer, but it isn't beer"

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