Are there release engineers that package compiling apps into PPAs for a fee? There's a project that I'm very fond of, but they haven't updated the repos for a very long time and I am curious whether updates could be expedited via fundraising. And, if so, what such a person would typically charge.

@celesteh
This sounds unhealthy. What prevents this software, as long as it's really floss, from being distributed through official repos instead of PPAs, and what prevents you from packaging it?

@celesteh
What I mean is that no one would be a better maintainer than a person who actively use the software, even if you pay them. And there's no reason to limit packaging with untrusted PPAs.

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