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Re: Vendor liason

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Simon Cozens
July 26, 2000 00:27
Re: Vendor liason
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On Wed, Jul 26, 2000 at 05:21:43PM +1000, wrote:
> It seems to me that it might be beneficial to have a "Community liaison
> group" with a team of specific liaison people, eg Perl Mongers liaison, 
> vendor liaisons, corporate user liaisons, etc as appropriate.

Spot on.

Or even just a few people who are available to do this sort of thing
and sit behind well-known email addresses: if Debian, Redhat and friends 
know that they can send mail to and get help with 
making a Perl package, we're less likely to see broken Perl RPMs out there.
This would be a good thing.

The vendors don't necessarily care about exactly *who* answers that mail, so
long is it gets done. There's no real need to have a named individual to 
contact: a single *point* of contact is far more important than a single

I hooked up my accelerator pedal in my car to my brake lights.  I hit the gas,
people behind me stop, and I'm gone.  -- Steven Wright

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