New Debian project leader

New debian project leader

Like every year, Debian got a new project leader election. The vote, for Debian developers only,
took place between 2nd April and 15th April 2010, the assignment starting the 17th.


  1. Stefano Zacchiroli
  2. Wouter Verhelst
  3. Charles Plessy
  4. Margarita Manterola

We can observe that that this year is the one with the less Debian developers since 2003 (886
official developers) and only 436 votes have been counted. More informations about votes, check this

The 16th April, Kurt Roeckx (project's secretary) announced the unofficial result on the
debian-vote mailing list. Stefano Zacchiroli started his assingment this saturday.

Stefano Zacchiroli

Stefano Zacchiroli did many contributions to different projects like :

  • PTS (Package Tracking System) co-maintainer;
  • Member of the QA team
  • Responsible of the OCaml package
  • Contributions to the Release Critical Bug of the Week that targets to clean the bugs during the
    freeze period
  • Debian packages maintainer.

We hope he'll bring new ideas around the project and we wish him good luck :)