Re: The status of desktop-base in wheezy
Am 22.06.2012 um 04:51 schrieb Paul Tagliamonte
>> That means:
>> write a theme for KDM, Ksplash, GDM, Plymouth, Splashy, GRUB, Migrate
>> everyone else (filed two bugs earler against SLiM & ldm-themes) off
>> spacefun, test it, and upload it.
>> This is not so much work. I have helped the last time to do it. I am
>> volunteering to do it now.
> Great. Send a request to join the team and one of the admins will get
> you set up with commit rights. None of the other maintainers are active,
> so you'll be flying solo.
It would be great if you sent me a PM about who I need to contact.
> If you're serious about this (and I urge you
> to consider what you're doing -- my package work is basically done, and
> most everything works,
> I've filed bugs, blogged and announced this in
You failed to announce it here, where the package should be discussed.
"Debian Desktop project - Discussion about the Debian Desktop sub-project, the integration of the various desktop-related packages, bug reports, questions and patches."
> many ways, you'll be having to do a *lot* of work...), then I suggest
> you start looking at the packaging.
I already know the desktop-base package quite well.
> I'd also love to have something to say about this whole process, but the reality is that we have only 9 days left to freeze. A five day timeframe for voting leaves us only four days to prepare everything and upload.
> It's just not doable...
Giving people a vote is always doable.
> As much as I hate that it has to be done like this, there's no other realistic option atm, IMHO. And maybe there's a lesson learned, and we try to be more proactive next cycle.
That's what has been said last cycle.
>> If by this every Debian user gets to vote over the picture they will look
>> at the next two years, thats OK with me.
>> And even if we are voting for "Joy" (which would be a reasonable choice
>> BTW) it would be a vote by the community and not by one single person.
>> best wishes