On 2016-09-18 09:02:25 -0400 (-0400), The Wanderer wrote:
> There are many, many people who are users of Debian who do not
> contribute to the development of Debian, except possibly by way of
> filing bug reports.
> As such, "people making Debian" is at most a subset of "users of
> Debian", not another term for the same set.
But (at least in many cases) users with specific needs not being met
by the current developer base are also welcome to participate in
addressing those needs rather than just waiting for someone else to
do it for them. Debian helps those who help themselves.