[Pkg-crosswire-devel] Becoming a Debian developer

Teus Benschop teusjannette at gmail.com
Fri Aug 18 10:02:11 BST 2017

Hi Roberto,

I am glad that there is a way to become a Debian Developer, and that you
are willing to advocate the application, once it is ready. Thank you for

I will take my time to carefully study all the steps required to be taken
on the road towards being a full member of the Debian community of

Time permitting, I am willing to help you with items on the backlog of
patches and bugs and other package-related issues.

I do expect upstream of each package to provide adequate responses to open
queries if they're willing to have their packages in Debian.

What is this backlog located? I can then have a look at it and pick an item
that is not too difficult to start off with.


On Thu, 17 Aug 2017 at 13:32 Roberto C. Sánchez <roberto at debian.org> wrote:

> On Thu, Aug 17, 2017 at 11:01:33AM +0000, Teus Benschop wrote:
> >    Hi,
> >    I would like to become a Debian developer ASAP. I think I've got a
> lot of
> >    experience with working on Linux. I also have experience with Debian
> >    packing policies. So my question is: Who can assist me with getting
> the
> >    status of Debian developer?
> >    Thanks, guys!
> >    Teus.
> Hi Teus,
> I would be happy to help you become a Debian Developer.  You will need
> to follow the Debian New Member Process [0], which will require you to
> complete several steps.  You will need an advocate, and once you have
> completed the initial application I can endorse it and serve as your
> advocate.
> Additionally, we have quite a backlog of bugs, patches, package updates,
> and new packages related to the Crosswire packages.  I have been meaning
> work on them for some time (Unit193 has been bugging me for a few months
> regarding some of them), but I have been quite swamped with work and
> school this year.  My schedule should become a little less full in the
> coming weeks/months and I should be able to help a little.
> That said, if you would like to begin working through the backlog I can
> help mentor you on the various tasks that need to be performed and I can
> sponsor your uploads.
> Regards,
> -Roberto
> [0] https://nm.debian.org/
> --
> Roberto C. Sánchez
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