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Re: On the "Debian Maintainers" GR

Nacho Barrientos Arias wrote:
> > It appears to me that the DM concept as sketched in the GR is mainly
> > meant to let NMs upload earlier, i.e. it tries to fix the fact that
> > front-desk or DAM approval take too long. I think the fix for that is
> > just to find someone besides Joerg to also read the AM reports. DMs as
> > in the GR are a workaround, not a solution.
> IMHO DMs is something Debian needs, a bunch of people stuck at NM is
> perfectly able to upload high quality packages themselves but
> otherwise I completely agree with the paragraph above. DMs is a small
> patch, not a solution.

With your rationale, NMs who maintain packages well and are sufficiently
clueful should be granted upload rights even before finishing NM, instead
of the invention of a second class of maintainers.



A mathematician is a machine for converting coffee into theorems.   Paul Erdös

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