RE: Procedural clarification
> The question is: which do I do first, announce my
> intentions to debian-devel or submit a new main-
> tainer application? The application seems to want
> me to announce. Other docs seem to indicate
> that I should become a maintainer first.
either is fine. Do both at the same time (-: The leaning would be towards
New maintainer is more concerned with the fact that you actually have work
ready when you apply. So if you have a package ready for submission and peer
review, submit an application.