You DO realize that if they did a .deb, then you'd also have to do an .rpm, and a Conary build, etc. Because if they don't do all of that, there'll be people just like you with the other distributions complaining just like you're doing now.
You're tilting at Windmills on this one, I'm afraid. And this is a FOSS program for all intents and purposes... Heh... Imagine MY fun with all the closed source stuff I'm porting.