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Re: About sponsoring non-free packages

Colin Watson <cjwatson@debian.org> writes:

> One of my initial packages was non-free (still is, although I hold out
> hope for a licence change at some point). I suggest that a better policy
> is closer to this:
>   New maintainers applying as packagers should contribute something to
>   main as part of their tasks and skills check. This could either be new
>   packages or adopting existing ones. They may submit work they've done
>   in contrib or non-free, which may help the AM judge their packaging
>   abilities, but this work should not be considered sufficient to pass
>   the check.

  I second this. You perfectly expressed what I had in mind.


Jérôme Marant

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