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Re: RFC: Why are so many debian packages outdated?

On Fri, 2012-07-13 at 00:20 +0300, Timo Juhani Lindfors wrote:
> Svante Signell <svante.signell@telia.com> writes:
> > NMUs should be made/allowed/encouraged? I know all packaging is made by
> > volunteers at their spare time, but anyway. Debian is one of the best
> > distributions, what about raising the bar a little higher?
> The only way you can really improve the situation is to help with the
> packages.

I already have (with patches to bug reports), but becoming a Debian
maintainer I have not yet applied for. Maybe doing some packaging, and
ask for a sponsor will be a good way to get involved more, as a start. 

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