Re: How to Increase Contributions from Volunteers
ma, 2006-01-02 kello 09:03 +0100, Andreas Fester kirjoitti:
> You are already a Maintainer as soon as you have a package
> in the archive. Speaking of an "official title" as you suggested,
> maybe something like the following stages could be reasonable:
I find your title unambitious and suggest improvements.
> - - Having at least one package in the archive: "Debian Maintainer"
"Debian Vice President for Packaging Foo"
> - - Having more packages in the archive, having contributed
> patches (probably also to the base Debian system),
> etc.: "Debian Contributor"
"Debian Distinguished Fellow"
> - - Being "Debian Contributor" for some time, having bug-free
> packages, having shown continous activity, and fulfilling
> all other requirements which are already necessary today:
> "Debian Developer"
"Debian Chairman of the Bored"
(No, I don't really think titles will attract most of the productive
kind contributors to Debian. Sorry.)
It doesn't matter who you are, it's what you do that takes you far.