Steve McIntyre has been interviewed by The Register following Debian's 15th birthday about the troubles being Debian Project Leader
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As if this wasn't enough McIntyre also faced a backlog of approvals for new Debian developers and the lead up to DebConf8, the annual gathering of Debian developers, in August. And then there were the preparations for the new release of Debian (Lenny) in October and the death threats to female contributors to the Debian project.
“I had a fair idea that it would be a tough job and I suppose I have made life harder for myself by taking on so much,” McIntyre told The Register in an interview following Debian's 15th birthday.
“But the role is largely self-defining – you can do as much or as little as you choose. I have got a lot of technical work on Debian of my own and everything piled up around DebConf8 last month.”