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Re: call for vote - welcome non-packaging contributors as project members

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On 02-10-2010 23:20, Ana Guerrero wrote:
> On Sat, Oct 02, 2010 at 01:07:57AM +0200, Stefano Zacchiroli wrote:
> [...]
>> The Debian project, therefore, invites the Debian Account Managers to:
> [...]
>> * Establish procedures to evaluate and accept contributors of
>>   non-packaging work as Debian Developers.
> Reading this, I understand with this GR we would be accepting in advance 
> whatever procedure DAM consider appropriate to accept contributors of
> non-packaging work as Debian Developers.

	Isn't the case already?  I mean, DAM can change that
procedure at any time, sure we can have a GR to revert it, but
there wouldn't be a difference from what is already in place,
they get to decide how people get "full Debian membership".

> I have not read all the discussion thread, but it seems there is already
> a rough idea of how this will be done. It would be a very good idea and
> I would be very grateful if an email, with the general plan of how this 
> will be implemented, is sent before the voting period begins.

	IMHO, it may be giving the false impression that this GR
is attached with some specific procedure and it is not.  The GR
is just a matter of state it clear, as a project, that we encourage
and accept members that are not code (or packaging) contributors,
how they'll be accepted is a different matter, shouldn't be impacted
by the rules and I do trust (and expect) DAMs (and NM FrontDesk)
will clearly communicate changes on this matter.

Kind regards,
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Felipe Augusto van de Wiel (faw)
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