[pkg-fso-maint] OT: Developer / Maintainer?

gregor herrmann gregoa at debian.org
Thu Feb 26 14:59:53 UTC 2009

On Thu, 26 Feb 2009 15:50:16 +0100, Michele Renda wrote:

> Hello, sorry if I go out of trace, but I was knowing there was a 
> difference between Debian developer and Debian maintainer.
> What is the difference? There is a different process to become a 
> developer than a maintainer?

The concept of "Debian Maintainers" is explained at

(And yes, all this terms are confusing: to become DD you have to go
through the "New Maintainer" process, you can just be a package
maintainer or a "Debian Maintainer", if you become a DD you get a
mail titled "New maintainer ..." and so on.)

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