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From: Deane Yang (deane_yang_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-11-18 11:37:48

Stefan Slapeta wrote:
> Daryle Walker wrote:
>> The only objection I have concerns the cartoon. Yes, I think it's too
>> childish.
> I've no such feelings (but I've also heard people saying Gary Larson is
> childish, so...).
>> I know this response is too late since Dave has already
>> implemented the idea, but can he yank the cartoon, if Dave actually
>> included
>> it? (I haven't seen the updated page yet.)
> I really hope he won't.

A view from a complete outsider:

Agreed. In fact, I think you all should go back and add similar cartoons
of the other release managers to the releases they managed. And there
should be a new page called the "Release Manager Hall of Fame"
containing all of the cartoons.

I'm serious. These people deserve all the recognition they can be given,
and I think the cartoon of Aleksey is a brilliantly effective way of
doing that.

Detailed and frank discussions about release procedures and how to
improve them are important, but I think it's inappropriate to discuss or
even raise the issue of the relative merits of the release managers. The
sheer amount of work being done on a volunteer basis appears staggering
to me, and I'm sure I'm only dimly aware of a small fraction of what's
being done.

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