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Re: On the "Debian Maintainers" GR

On Thu, Jul 26, 2007 at 11:00:14PM -0700, Don Armstrong wrote:
> I agree as well, but it's all that we require DDs to subscribe to.
> [That said, we really should work to make d-d-a enough; decisions that
> and transitions that affect multiple packages should be announced
> there.]

> Frankly, there's nothing stoping us from recommending/requiring DMs to
> be active/subscribed to other lists too; we just have to do it.

If you announce too many transitions there that aren't relevant to the vast
majority of maintainers, those maintainers will stop paying attention to
d-d-a.  IMHO most transitions should be coordinated privately among the
affected developers, as is generally the case today.

Steve Langasek                   Give me a lever long enough and a Free OS
Debian Developer                   to set it on, and I can move the world.
vorlon@debian.org                                   http://www.debian.org/

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