Re: About sponsoring non-free packages
Colin Watson <firstname.lastname@example.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.