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Re: Taking care of exising packages

On Thu, 20 Aug 2009 19:07:42 +1000, Ben Finney wrote:

[Any reason why this thread happens on both -devel and -mentors?]

> Josselin Mouette <joss@debian.org> writes:
> > It is never pointed out enough that the core packaging teams are
> > seriously understaffed. Please, before uploading your pet package to
> > the archive, consider joining one of the packaging teams
> Perhaps a good way to point it out on an ongoing basis would be a
> central clearing house for ???specific teams that a newcomer should
> consider joining???. Is there such a list (and where is it maintained)?
> Would such a list even make sense?

There's a central place for teams in Debian:

The interesting question is how to encourage people to join teams;
some thoughts from DebConf can be found here:
(especially point 3)

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