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

On 09/15/2010 02:16 PM, Charles Plessy wrote:
> Le Wed, Sep 15, 2010 at 09:00:32PM +0900, Stefano Zacchiroli a écrit :
>> 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.
> It seems to me that, if “albeit without upload access to the Debian archive”
> were removed, it would not close the possibility for the people in charge to
> restrict upload capacities of developers who do not need them (do-o-cracy),
> while at the same time it would make the GR more neutral, focusing it on
> acceptance of new members, without suggesting restriction and therefore
> difference of status.

I don't think we should open a second way to get upload rights to the archive,
so I would *not* want to remove that part.

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