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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:
> On Wed, Sep 15, 2010 at 09:26:59AM +0200, Lucas Nussbaum wrote:
> > If we go for DDs without upload rights, I think that we should be
> > extremely careful about not transforming this new kind of DDs into
> > second-class members of the project. A way to do that is to avoid
> > giving them a name, and emphasize the fact that they are DDs, not
> > another sub-kind of project members. The "no upload rights" part would
> > just be a minor technical distinction.
> ... and who am I to disagree with a proposal which find consensus from
> Lucas to Ganneff, passing through Lars and Russ? :-)
> Attached you can find a tentative wording of a proposal which remove the
> term "Debian Contributors", pretty similar to the version I had before
> posting (shame on me for changing that!), but maybe a bit better in that
> it doesn't the horrible "non-uploading Debian Developer". How about it?
> I don't consider this as something that changes the meaning of the
> original GR text.
> I'll let the patch linger for a couple of days -- actually, I'll be away
> for most part of tomorrow -- and then I'll apply it, posting a new
> complete draft here shortly thereafter.

So I'm not considering this currently as an amendment.


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