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Re: Taking care of existing packages

In <[🔎] 20090821160945.GB22966@belanna.comodo.priv.at>, gregor herrmann wrote:
>I just think we also have to keep in mind that the proverbial "itch"
>that new contributors are trying to "scratch", i.e. why they want to
>help in Debian in the first place, is that they are missing a piece
>of software they use or would like to use.

I'm not sure that's the most common itch anymore.  I think more often it is 
that they want faster releases or bug fixes.  Either that or continued 
availability of packages that are RFA, ITO, or O.
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