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This page collects statements of advocacy for Robert Haist <> to become Debian Maintainer.

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See here for details about advocating someone to be a Debian Maintainer. You should be familiar with their existing work within Debian and believe it to be of a sufficient standard that they can be trusted with upload rights to the packages they maintain.

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This requirement has been approved by Housekeeping Robot <> 3 years, 4 months ago.

This process has been closed by on 2016-08-19: no further modifications are possible.

Signed statements

Statement Uploaded by Upload date Actions
For, at 2016-08-02:

I support Robert Haist <>'s (key
2BC83F55A4007468864C680E1B7CC8D4D4E914AA) request to become Debian
Maintainer. I have personally worked with him for more than 18 months,
most recently on the hyperscan package. I know that Robert can be
trusted with upload rights for his own packages.

- -Hilko Bengen
Signed with key AE73 1055 442A 1D96 CF4D 4C78 75B7 1063 5C21 3A7E
bengen 2016-08-02 [view raw]


Date Author Action Content Public
2016-08-02 17:59 req_approve New statement received, the requirement seems satisfied yes
2016-08-02 17:59 bengen add_statement Added a signed statement yes