Re: Merging forces with Utnubu (was: Re: [RFC] DEX - merging patches from derivatives into Debian)
On Tue, Mar 15, 2011 at 07:32:29PM +0100, David Paleino wrote:
> Hello everybody,
> mail CCed to the Utnubu mailing list, where some people were interested in
> reviving the project.
> On Tue, 15 Mar 2011 14:06:21 +0000, Matt Zimmerman wrote:
> > Inspired by conversations here, and with various people in person and on
> > IRC, Stefano Zacchiroli and I have set up a new Alioth project called DEX:
> > http://dex.alioth.debian.org/
> > ...with an appropriately primitive website. :-)
> > [..]
> > The first DEX team is the Ubuntu one:
> > http://dex.alioth.debian.org/ubuntu
> > and a few developers have signed up to it already. We've set a modest
> > initial goal of clearing a queue of (years) old patches from Ubuntu, merging
> > them into Debian where appropriate. We hope to build on that with larger
> > and more ambitious projects in the future, such as reducing the ongoing
> > delta between Debian and Ubuntu.
> Reducing the delta was *exactly* the goal of the Utnubu project.
> Given that both of us seem to lack manpower, I'd suggest I shut the Utnubu
> project down, redirecting people to DEX/Ubuntu.
We would be thrilled to welcome people interested in Utnubu to join DEX.
> I had started something already:
> Which I believe would be one possible goal for the DEX/Ubuntu team (those
> pages make queries to UDD, I'll check DEX's infrastructure on how to replicate
The infrastructure is just an ikiwiki, which Stefano kindly set up on short
notice. What do you need?
> In the meanwhile, I'm adding myself to the list of participants :)