Quoting Julien Puydt (2017-01-05 18:41:22)
> On 05/01/2017 18:24, Jonas Smedegaard wrote:
> > Quoting Ximin Luo (2017-01-05 17:50:00)
> >> I propose some reasonable checks, to ensure that we get people who are
> >> interested. I disagree that this attitude is flawed.
> >
> > Thanks. Ximin.
> >
> > What do others think?
> Until now the discussion seems to have been centered on the Debian 
> JavaScript Team : should it accept them? Isn't it a security problem to 
> grant them access? Won't they leave the team out in the cold after 
> pushing their packages?
> But those are actual people, not just names : are all applicants aware 
> they are expected to maintain those packages? Are they really interested 
> in doing so? Do they have any long-term use for an account on alioth?
> I'm for granting them access if they have something to contribute and 
> they want to join, but I'm againsts forcing them to join to contribute.


I don't think anyone has suggested or implied forcing anyone to do 
anything (please help point out if I missed some detail on that!).

On the matter of treating newcomers as real people: Approved or not, 
anyone are free to join this mailinglist ans speak up (e.g. to answer my 
early question question whether intent is releasing package or maintain, 
which it is still hanging unanswered!).

Anyone else having opinions on the matter?

 - Jonas

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