Re: Sponsorship in Debian (Re: Ubuntu-originated packages in Debian (Re: ubuntu keyring?))
On 20/05/11 at 10:23 +0800, Paul Wise wrote:
> Chose a specific person to mentor, review their packages, educate them
> about Debian, upload their packages when ready and encourage them join
> DM/NM. Rinse, repeat.
I think that one clear message to send to new contributors is that they
should look for teams that could be interested in the software they are
packaging. Maybe it would also make sense to redirect new contributors
from -mentors@ to the appropriate team, because there's not many good
reasons for a new contributors to package something on his own when
there's an active team.
Btw, UDD has a page with a ranking of sponsors: