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Re: Add a project to debian

On Wed, 30 Mar 2005, Alex Papadopoulos wrote:
> Ok thanks for the quick reply. Another question though that I forgot 
> before, if the sponsor uploads the packages is he automatically the 
> maintainer of the package (because if this is the case, then it means that 

Yes and no.  He is as responsible for the package as the one he is
sponsoring, although not all sponsors seem to take this seriously enough.

> sponsoring is a very demanding process for him, and makes therefore 
> sponsoring a quite difficult task for me).

Yes, sponsoring properly takes a lot of time.  Slightly less than
maintaining the package itself, IMHO.

> And by maintaining activally my package is it possible to become allegible 
> for debian developper, being able therefore to upload my packages on my own 
> ?

Yes, after some time.  Please read http://nm.debian.org.

  "One disk to rule them all, One disk to find them. One disk to bring
  them all and in the darkness grind them. In the Land of Redmond
  where the shadows lie." -- The Silicon Valley Tarot
  Henrique Holschuh

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