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Re: Naming of non-uploading DDs (Was: GR: welcome non-packaging contributors as Debian project members)


On Wed, Sep 15, 2010 at 09:00:32PM +0900, Stefano Zacchiroli wrote:

> The Debian project aims at producing the best free operating system.
> To that end the project benefits from various types of contributions,
> including but not limited to: package maintenance, translations,
> infrastructure and website maintenance, porting, bug triaging and
> fixing, management activities, communication, testing, legal advice,
> quality assurance, etc.
> The Debian project acknowledges that:
> * To pursue Debian goals, package maintenance as well as a wide range of
>   other technical and non-technical contributions are all valuable.
> * Active contributors of non-packaging work, which share Debian values
>   and are ready to uphold Debian Foundation Documents, deserve the
>   opportunity to become Debian Developers.
> The Debian project therefore invites the Debian Account Managers to:
> * Endorse the idea that contributors of non-packaging work might become
>   Debian Developers, albeit without upload access to the Debian archive.
> * Establish procedures to evaluate and accept contributors of
>   non-packaging work as Debian Developers.
> * Initiate the appropriate technical measures to enable contributors of
>   non-packaging work, which get accepted as Debian Developers, to
>   participate in Debian decision making and to access Debian
>   infrastructure.

I like that a lot more than the other wording, thus seconded.


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