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


On 18/09/10 16:43, Toni Mueller wrote:
> 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?

Nope. The proposal, AFAIUI, is about accepting non-packagers as DDs, but
(possibly) without upload rights. There is ongoing discussion about whether they
should or shouldn't have upload rights, and whether they should have an
(additional) different name, but most likely they will just be 'DDs'. They will
need to go through NM, except for T&S, since they won't have upload rights.


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