Re: GR: welcome non-packaging contributors as Debian project members
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Stefano Zacchiroli wrote:
> The Debian project aims at producing the best free operating system.
> To that end the project benefits from various types of contributions,
> including but not limited to: package maintenance, translations,
> infrastructure and website maintenance, porting, bug triaging and
> fixing, management activities, communication, testing, legal advice,
> quality assurance, etc.
> The Debian project acknowledges that:
> * To pursue Debian goals, package maintenance as well as a wide range of
> other technical and non-technical contributions are all valuable.
> * Active contributors of non-packaging work, which share Debian values
> and are ready to uphold Debian Foundation Documents, deserve the
> opportunity for becoming Debian project members.
> The Debian project therefore invites the Debian Account Managers to:
> * Endorse the idea that contributors of non-packaging work might become
> Debian Developers without upload rights to the Debian archive. These
> new developers shall be recognized as Debian Contributors (DC).
> * Establish procedures to evaluate and accept Debian Contributors.
> * Initiate the appropriate technical measures to enable Debian
> Contributors to participate in Debian decision making and to access
> Debian infrastructure.
Still worried about terminology, but this is too important to hold it
off for such details.
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