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Re: Becoming a new contributor

[moving to debian-mentors]

On Wed, 2008-08-27 at 12:18 -0500, john.lindgren@tds.net wrote:
> Hello,
> I have never done any development in Debian before, and I would like
> to contribute a single program. 

Great, welcome !  Which "single program" ?

> How should I go about this?
> I have already looked through the Debian website and found things like
> these:
> "The first important point to make is that you do not need to be an
> official Debian developer in order to help improving Debian. In fact,
> you should already have a track record of earlier contributions to
> Debian before you apply for the New Maintainer process."
> "As a non-developer you can:
> - maintain packages through a sponsor"
> Great. How?

Depends on which "single program" you want to contribute to.

Also, the mailing list debian-mentors is the best place to ask questions
on how to get started with contributing to Debian.

> Thanks,
> John

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