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Resolution: welcome non-packaging contributors as Debian project members

Sep 14, 2010, 20:06 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Stefano Zacchiroli)

"Dear Debian project,
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.

"There are various intertwined topics here: from which levels of project membership we want, to the evergreen topic of NM reform. They are all valuable and important, but what I'm trying to do here is to be modular. Take one decision at a time, instead of trying to fix all at once (as we risk to never converge on that), and without posing artificial barriers to subsequent, hopefully orthogonal, changes."

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