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Re: Introduction

On 03/22/2014 11:32 AM, Ross Gammon wrote:
> Hi,
> I have been following the debian-gis mailing list for some weeks
> now and would like to join the team and help out where I can.
> My immediate motivations are: 1. I am the maintainer of a python
> package in Collab-Maint (with the help of Andreas Tille) which
> depends on osm-gps-map. Hopefully I can try and help to keep
> osm-gps-map in good shape. It is currently stalled in unstable at
> the moment - I assume due to RC bugs against two other reverse
> dependencies. Andreas did raise these RC bugs, and contacted the 
> maintainers when osm-gps-map was uploaded to unstable, but now the 
> packages have been auto-removed from testing. I suppose an email to
> the Release Team may be required? I would be happy to do that if
> required. 2. Recently, I had a use for TileMill at work and
> installed the Ubuntu package direct from Upstream. But I would
> rather do an apt-get!!! I can see that David Paleino has asked for
> help on the ITP Bug 
> (https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=644767) and has
> got a long way toward a releasable package. I would be happy to
> work on that and see what I can do (I will definitely need help and
> direction here and there).
> I am also happy to be directed to other tasks (time permitting).
> Regards,
> Ross
Sorry - I forgot to say that I am ross-guest on Alioth and have sent a
request there to join the team as well. And that I am not yet a DM (so
need sponsorship), but I hope to get there eventually!

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