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Re: [OT] debian package maintain tutorial

On Saturday 03 November 2012 16:44:12 lina wrote:
> Hi,
> Does anyone have some tutorial to recommend about the experience of
> picking up a package?
> For more than one year I wish to pick up some package to maintain but
> has never proceed further.
> I have difficulties reading manuals.
> I feel I can understand better if just gave something like,
> command lines only, and let me figure out later.
> I don't know it's a problem or not, such as I can figure out the meaning of
> (a+b)(m+n)=am+an+bm+bn
> then reading:
> "to multiply two sums you must multiply each term of the first sum by
> each term of the second sum and then add all the products."
> It's so easy for me to get lost in words.  especially manual.
> Thanks ahead for the recommendation,
> Best regards,

Join the Debian Women list*, and ask for a mentor.  They help men as well, but 
are particularly keen to help women because they feel that women are 

This scheme is there for precisely your situation.

* debian-women@lists.debian.org

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