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Re: Adopting


>> I already downloaded and analyzed the source code so I want to start
>> working on it. Also, what does maintaining means? Just correcting
>> or improving it? Like UI or something?
>Maintaining a package is to do all the work of taking a non-Debian work
>and making it a Debian package, conforming with Debian policy,
>and addressing bug reports on the package, advocating for its users,
>so on.

Have in mind you don't need to be a programmer to do such work; many packages just need lintian cleaning (debian/*) and bug fixing, which can often be either easily fixed or forwarded to upstream :-)


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