Re: Contacting latest package contributors
> Anyway, it saddened me that not only we are having very few new DDs,
> we are also having very few new maintainers. So I decided to send an
> email to those who were listed as having uploaded a package between
> 2011 and 2013, with these questions:
Though out of curiosity, how is debian doing overall at recruiting new
> * Was it hard for you to start contributing to Debian? Why / Why not?
I think one issue is the process of submitting things to debian is fairly
complex, so I found it easier to start working through a team since they knew
all the procedures & policies already.
I'm not sure there's an easy way to go from "this package is really old" to
"here's how to update it and submit the updates to debian".
I know I'd periodically updated packages for my own use, without making the
connection that maybe I could push them to debian.