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Entrepreneurial freedom for the Debian Partners Programme

Dear about-to-be-DPL,

I know discussion period is over but Lucas encouraged me to post
this now, so blame him.

We've had a discussion over on -project about the revival of the
Debian Partners Programme, which I hijacked into meta-level.
tl;dr would be: while I am interested and want to work on this,
I would only do so with enough "rope", which I call "entrepreneurial

The thread is here:


and I am particularly interested in how you would respond as DPL to
my last two messages (Lucas reply included in the middle for



In this context, let me quickly also highlight my response to Paul
Wise, who doesn't want Debian to turn into an "advertising agency":


I am fully aware that this is a contentious topic and the only way
the project would succeed is if people can identify with it. There
must not be any "sell-out" and we must not acquire more money than
we can reasonably use towards the improvement of Debian.

 .''`.   martin f. krafft <madduck@d.o> @martinkrafft
: :'  :  proud Debian developer
`. `'`   http://people.debian.org/~madduck
  `-  Debian - when you have better things to do than fixing systems
"when a gentoo admin tells me that the KISS principle is good for
 'busy sysadmins', and that it's not an evolutionary step backwards,
 i wonder whether their tape is already running backwards."

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