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Re: All candidates: Membership procedures

Lars Wirzenius wrote:
> la, 2009-03-21 kello 01:42 +0000, Steve McIntyre kirjoitti:
>> P.S. Damn, just read Zack's answer and we don't seem to differ very
>> much. Oh well... :-)
> Dear Zack McIntyre, Steve Claes, and Luk Zacchiroli,
> What's your opinion on membership procedures?
> Last year there were some rough proposals for how to change the
> membership procedures. It started with Joerg's proposal, but other
> people suggested their own kinds of changes, including me. I feel that
> my approach and Joerg's are pretty much diametrically opposed. What's
> your opinion? Do you feel the current NM process works well and almost
> always selects for the kind of people that are really great for Debian? 
> Would some other kind of process work better? What kind of membership
> process would you like to see in Debian in, say, a year from now? Please
> feel free to dream, there's no point in being too constricted by reality
> and practical considerations.

I think we first have to think about what a member, if we need different
types of access/members and what they would be before thinking about the
process(es) to become a member. I do think for instance that
contributers who spend a lot of effort in Debian (like for instance some
translators) should be able to become a member and so be able to vote.



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