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Re: Orphaning my packages

On Sun, May 25, 2003 at 12:19:57PM -0400, John Belmonte wrote:
> Aaron M. Ucko wrote:
> >Also, he seems to have no official status whatsoever; if he's serious
> >about wanting to maintain stuff, he is welcome to go through the NM
> >process.
> Part of the NM process can be packaging by way of a sponsor.  I would guess 
> that it's common for a person's advocate (required to begin the NM process) 
> to be a developer who sponsored one of his packages.  So I think you have 
> the order of gaining packaging experience and going through the NM process 
> confused.
Another point of note is that nascent packagers are encouraged to adopt
other software that's already in the archive before packaging new
items. In this case, he is merely following that advice.

 - David Nusinow

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