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This process has been closed by noodles on 2019-02-04: no further modifications are possible.

Signed statements

Statement Uploaded by Upload date Actions
For, at 2018-10-23:

I support Ross Vandegrift <>'s request to become
Debian Developer, uploading.

I have worked with Ross Vandegrift in the Debian Cloud team for more
than a year, and he has shown himself to be a good, reliable
engineer. He understands and believes in Debian's Free Software
mission, and is a pleasure to work with. He has shown sound technical
judgement and works very well as part of our team.

Andreas has just advocated for Ross applying as an uploading DD for
his packaging work. In parallel, I have been one of several people
pushing Ross to apply to be a DD for his cloud team work. A major
point of this is so he can get access to work directly on core
machines where we don't allow guest accounts.
Signed with key CEBB 5230 1D61 7E91 0390 FE16 5879 7957 3442 684E
93sam 2018-10-23 [view raw]
I hereby advocate Ross Vandegrift as uploading DD.

Together we have managed to get up to date enlightenment into Debian.
This includes the EFL family of libraries which is a difficult job,
imho impossible to do perfectly. This is not a single binary package,
making it easy to show off with zero-lintian warnings. But I have grown
to trust Ross to do the right thing. (Which includes starting a
discussion to find the best compromise if necessary.)

In this context Ross is the primary/leading maintainer while my role 
is *co*-maintainer and sponsor.

Signed with key D2E0 9203 9EF8 D496 EDF4 FA5E A54F 0185 4382 1484
ametzler 2018-10-20 [view raw]


Date Author Action Content Public
2018-10-23 02:59 req_approve New statement received, the requirement seems satisfied yes
2018-10-23 02:59 93sam add_statement Added a new statement yes
2018-10-20 11:57 req_approve New statement received, the requirement seems satisfied yes
2018-10-20 11:57 ametzler add_statement Added a new statement yes