DM list post
authorStefano Zacchiroli <zack@upsilon.cc>
Tue, 18 May 2010 21:12:54 +0000 (23:12 +0200)
committerStefano Zacchiroli <zack@upsilon.cc>
Tue, 18 May 2010 21:12:54 +0000 (23:12 +0200)
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+# on DMs and the packages they maintain
+
+The notion of [Debian Maintainer (DM)](http://www.debian.org/DebianMaintainer)
+has been with Debian for
+[about 3 years](http://www.debian.org/vote/2007/vote_003). As of now, Debian
+has approximately 120 DMs, which maintain a significant part of the packages in
+the archive.
+
+I'm hereby happy to evilly spoil that
+[Enrico Zini](http://www.enricozini.org/blog/) has just set up an
+[**index of Debian Maintainers**](https://nm.debian.org/dm_list.html) and of
+the packages they maintain. The index is linked from the
+[people section](http://www.debian.org/devel/) of our website as a symbolic
+step in giving more credit to DMs.
+
+<small>Now, if anyone would like to setup a nice graph for the
+[statistics page](http://wiki.debian.org/Statistics), which monitors the
+evolution of DMs (and DDs?), that would be useful.<br /> Any idea on how to do
+that retroactively too?</small>
+
+[[!tag lang/english planet-debian debian]]