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Re: Call for volunteers: FTP Team




On Thursday, August 17, 2017 11:29:23 PM Nicholas D Steeves wrote:
> On Fri, Aug 18, 2017 at 12:04:26AM -0300, Henrique de Moraes Holschuh wrote:
> > On Thu, 17 Aug 2017, Joerg Jaspert wrote:
> > > On 14767 March 1977, Jonathan Carter wrote:
> > > >> it has been quite a while since the last call for volunteers, so here
> > > >> is
> > > >> an update: Yeah, we still need people, and we want you. Well, that
> > > >> is,
> > > >> if you are a Debian Developer, for this. If you are not and want to
> > > >> help, read the last paragraph please.
> > > > 
> > > > If someone hypothetically joins, are they allowed to rename the FTP
> > > > team
> > > > to something that doesn't include "FTP"?
> > > 
> > > GopherTeam?
> > 
> > archive team, really.  But where's the fun in that?
> > 
> > funmasters, maybe?  it is only a two-letter change...
> 
> I would like to propose a one letter change FTP -> FTW
> 
> For The Win Team is also For The World ;-)
> 
> Unfortunately For the World Masters seems...erm...slightly...?
> 
> ...Well, in keeping with the Toy Story theme, FTW Masters is
> worshipped by the Squeezes (packages alien to the archive) and at the
> time of a "Win" a package new to the archive is selected as for the
> "World".  Finally, New Maintainers tremble with trepidation at the
> power of The Claw, as it is known internally.
> 
> Yes? ;-)
> 
> Cheers,
> Nicholas

Needs another year or five of bikeshedding before a decision can be reached in 
proper Debian fashion.  Being a traditionalist, I like the current name.

Scott K

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