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Re: GR: welcome non-packaging contributors as Debian project members


On Tue, 14.09.2010 at 17:53:46 +0900, Stefano Zacchiroli <leader@debian.org> wrote:
>   in recent events I've attended as DPL, the topic of welcoming
> non-packaging contributors as project members has been a recurring one.
> Since it was also part of my platform and since DPL terms don't last
> forever, I feel it's time to have a project-wide decision on the topic.

I understand the proposal to mean that there'll be a third class of
people inside the project, besides DDs and DMs, and they can enter the
project w/o passing through NM. Right?

> -----------------------------------------------------------------------
> 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

s/which/who/, imho. Are there any native speakers around?

> values and are ready to uphold Debian Foundation Documents, deserve
> the opportunity for becoming Debian project members.

Kind regards,

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