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Moshe Zadka

"As Debian Project Leader, I promise to do as little as possible. If a delegate position needs to be filled, I will attempt to pick someone as close to the consensus as possible. Other than that, I will not attempt to create new positions, nor to advance new directions within Debian. It is my firm belief that Debian survives and flourishes because of the people doing the day to day job, and they deserve the most credit. Therefore, I will let each delegate work within his niche according to his wishes, and will not micromanage..."

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Bdale Garbee

" Last year, I articulated a vision of Debian as a Universal Operating System. It pleases me greatly that so many of you support this vision. References to it appeared in presentations, interviews, and documents of various kinds throughout the year. I continue to believe that this should be our core vision for Debian.

"The first release of Debian was made in 1993, and a goal that I share with our release manager Anthony Towns is to celebrate our first decade as a project with the release of a new stable version of Debian in 2003..."

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Martin Michlmayr

" Most importantly, I work hard to let work on separate aspects of the project inform and integrate. I am able to be successful because each of these projects is an essential and interconnected piece of a larger whole and because I'm able to approach small tasks from this perspective. Through the NM process, I gather information that is very important while searching for inactive maintainers. Also, finding an inactive developer is important for QA..."

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Branden Robinson

"The role of Project Leader is an important one. The DPL is the Project's primary representative and spokesman, both internally and externally. The DPL must have an awareness of the challenges that face our Project which are too large for any one Developer to surmount, and attempt to allocate resources towards overcoming those challenges. At the same time, the Project Leader must strive to maintain an environment that encourages experimentation, novel problem-solving, and reinforcement and reward for the volunteer spirit that is the backbone of our Project. Finally, the Project Leader must be able to present Debian's 'best face' to the press and other people and organizations..."

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