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Re: Call for volunteers: FTP Team




Nicholas D Steeves <nsteeves@xxxxxxxxx> writes:

> 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.

I like "The Claw" -- responsible for picking up NEW packages, and giving
them to the kids, or dropping them.

Cheers, Phil.
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