Sponsor shortage

Marcin Haba marcin.haba at bacula.pl
Fri Jul 10 13:53:02 UTC 2015

On 10.07.2015 15:43, Haïkel wrote:
> 2015-07-10 15:31 GMT+02:00 Jonathan Underwood
> <jonathan.underwood at gmail.com <mailto:jonathan.underwood at gmail.com>>:
>     Hi,
>     Today I happened to look at this page:
>     http://fedoraproject.org/PackageReviewStatus/NEEDSPONSOR.html
>     from which I can see we have potentially on the order of 100 new
>     potential contributors to Fedora whose efforts we're missing out on
>     due to a lack of sponsors. Some people seem to have been waiting to be
>     sponsored for a couple of years. This is quite an unfortunate
>     situation - what can we do to improve that situation? How many
>     *active* packaging sponsors do we currently have?
> If someone had been waiting for that long, and tried to reached out on the
> mailing-list or irc, then I'd like to hear you.
> I really advise people to start with smaller packages and/or reach out
> the list
> first because, we're having a more global shortage of reviewers.
> Moreover, people interested in comaintaining packages, especially *upstream*
> maintainers should consider the comaintainership path.
> H.


Thank you for touch this subject.

I am waiting for sponsor from a few months, so far without success. I am
reading mailing list, I am working on my project requested as feature
request for make it better to review. I tried to help in one or two
bugs. What else can I do?

Thank you in advance for advise.

Best regards.
Marcin Haba

>     Cheers,
>     Jonathan.
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