Re: Adrian Bunk is now taking over the 2.6.16-stable branch

From: Matthias Andree
Date: Tue Aug 22 2006 - 03:24:31 EST

Andrea Arcangeli schrieb am 2006-08-21:

> I beg to remind you why Marcelo was picked, not only for his skills,
> but also because he was so universally friendly, and easy to talk
> with. I couldn't imagine Marcelo wanting to hurt anyone. To me that's
> important, I could never disagree with the Marcelo pick. But this is
> basically the opposite in my view. A maintainer needs qualities that
> go beyond technical skills. I think it's Greg's fault of course, I'm
> not blaming anybody else, but this clearly shows that the tree of
> trust has its limits, hence I'd like a different system to elect the
> new maintainers that has a better chance to work.

I still liked your semi-technical reasons better than the personal.

Matthias Andree
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