Jonas is now pkg-multimedia admin
dr at jones.dk
Thu Jan 6 21:33:13 UTC 2011
On Wed, Jan 05, 2011 at 03:49:19PM +0100, Reinhard Tartler wrote:
>On Wed, Jan 05, 2011 at 15:08:44 (CET), Jonas Smedegaard wrote:
>> On Wed, Jan 05, 2011 at 01:51:13PM +0100, Reinhard Tartler wrote:
>>>On Wed, Jan 05, 2011 at 12:55:04 (CET), Jonas Smedegaard wrote:
>>>> Are anyone else not admins? If so, I suggest either we decide on a
>>>> public policy on our reasoning for differentiating, or
>>>> (preferrably) have everyone be admins at Alioth: We do use
>>>> distributed VCS for all our work, so noone really can do much harm,
>>>> I believe.
>>> I'd prefer to go with the principle of least priviledge, which means
>>> that admin status is only granted if someone requires or asks for
>>> it. I've noticed that you repond rather quickly to new introductions
>>> for prospective members, so having you as admin just makes sense to
>>> OTOH, I'd encourage everyone that currently has admin status to
>>> consider dropping it in case he doesn't require it.
>> Then let me put it upside down: What extra responsibilities am I now
>> burdenend with, compared to those not admins in this team?
>Currently, I see (anyone feel free to correct me)
> - approving new applications after making sure that they are fit
> - editing the meta data of the alioth project
- grant others membership of the admin club
>> I would like us to be as equal as possible in this team. We are not
>> equal outside of the team (some of us have access to upload to
>> Debian, Ubuntu, Skolelinux or other places, some are rich, some get
>> laid etc.) but I fail to see the need for multiple access levels here
>> in this team.
>Everyone in the team is allowed to welcome prospective members. Those
>that actively do so (properly) are granted admin priviledges. To my
>book, this makes all team members practically "equal".
In my vocabulary that might be _principally_ equal, but practically not:
It's like saying we all are practically conomically equal when we can
all buy lottery tickets.
What do others think?
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