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Re: new-maintainer@debian.org dead?

On Mon, Jul 19, 1999 at 02:09:02PM +0200, Goswin Brederlow wrote:
> I'm trying to become a Debian maintainer for some time now. I've send
> my aplication to new-maintainer@debian.org about 2 month ago and never 
> heard from it again.
> Two weeks and one week ago I asked what happened to my application on
> new-maintainers@debian.org and still got no answere.
> So now I ask here if that list is dead, routet to /dev/null or so
> filled up with requests that not even a "You application has be
> received, please wait" mail can be send back?

They are overworked. The best way to become a developer now is to
pick some orphaned packages from WNPP[1] and adopt them - people who
do that, I believe, are most welcome :)

[1] http://www.debian.org/doc/prospective-packages.html

enJoy -*/\*- spelled 'iosip', or simply 'joseph'

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