Contributing To Debian Science

Services for developers


Since there are many different specialties in Science, we tried to separate package into specialties. By default, packages goes into Debian Science.

Please note that chemistry/biochemistry and medical free software are already handled by two other Debian projects:

Git version control system for Debian Science

We have also a GIT service hosted here:

For more info, see threads about workflow and converting from svn

Group Policy

The group-policy is online at

Its source is stored in a git repository:

$ git clone
$ git clone
$ make (Needs xmlto)

The draft of the policy will then be built to debian-science-policy.html.

If you make changes, push them back to this repository.