Debian Etch out with a new leader
So Etch is finally out, and luckily after less time than it took Sarge to be released. With it, they have elected a new project leader, Sam Hocevar. He has some quite exciting plans for Debian and I wish him success with it. Debian really deserves an overhaul and there are some things which I agree could really be changed to the better and to be friendlier without compromising the existing Debian values.
However, I'm a bit curious about this new guy. While this is no indication and I'll probably sound too paranoid for mentioning it, on his intro page he is linking to this picture calling himself a "Serious Sam", which is a name of the popular croatian *proprietary* FPS game. Well it's probably just a joke, but he also called FSF control freaks later in his intro, although I don't know much about the case he is talking about there.
So I guess it might be a stupid insinuation, but again I'm just curious. Does anyone know more about Sam? Do you think he is a good person to lead Debian and do you think there is a chance that he will pressure debian in a less Free Software friendly way (more compromises for the sake of looking good to the mainstream and such, as ESR advocates for example)?