Maintainers Matter

The case against upstream packaging (postscript)

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Let's say you don't have the infrastructure for a giant build server, but you still want it to be easy for devs to get software into the distro. First and foremost, your distro should be easy to contact. Put in big letters on the home page something like "Want your software in the official repo? Send an email to this address and our maintainers will look at your proposal and get back to you soon."

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