Re: HELP!!! New Maint App Process
I demand that Duncan Findlay may or may not have written...
> On Fri, Oct 25, 2002 at 01:52:43PM -0400, Deva Seetharam wrote:
>> 1. how does one get an advocate?
> The best way is to package a piece of software, and make the packages
> available somewhere.
And, preferably, package it because you find it to be useful.
> Apply to be a NM, and post a message to firstname.lastname@example.org
> asking for a sponsor. A sponsor will take a look at your package and
> (assuming all goes well) upload them. If they are sufficiently impressed,
> they will likely be your advocate.
The how doesn't matter too much; I've done things in a somewhat different
order - get my key signed and have one of the signers be my advocate; wait
for an application manager, and ask him to sponsor a (trivial) package.
I have other packages (see the URL in my .sig), at least some of which should
become official Debian packages, or at least distributed-with-Debian
packages. None have sponsors as yet...
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