Re: On the "Debian Maintainers" GR
On Thu, 26 Jul 2007, Nico Golde wrote:
> > Actually, I've had a lot of trouble finding sponsors for any of my packages,
> > despite requesting them multiple times on debian-mentors and more
> > package-specific lists. For example, libdbus-java hasn't been sponsored since
> > December, despite my having packaged several versions since and requested
> > uploads for them all. I have 9 packages waiting for sponsoring; some of which
> > are new, but several are just uploads to existing packages.
> The problem with this is that people search a new sponsor
> for every package instead of finding a small set of people
> who always sponsor their packages.
It's not always easy to keep the same sponsor. I might have time to review
some package once, it doesn't mean that I want to sponsor it for a long
time, in particular if I don't use the package myself (which is often
the case nowadays).
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