Re: Debian Games Team website
On Wed, Aug 20, 2014 at 01:38:56AM -0300, Alexandre Dantas wrote:
> Hi Andreas!
> I just made an account at Alioth and requested to join the team.
I have no idea what team you applied for (perhaps Games which is surely
not wrong) but it was not for "Debian Pure Blends". But I added
alexdantas-guest manually so you now have commit permissions to the
Blends web sentinel Git.
> I have a strong interest on games, free software, Linux in general
> and game development - although lately I spend more time programming
> games than playing them. :(
Why :(. I'd consider it a quite cool move! :-)
> * Improving the Games Team homepage
> - Modernize its looks
> - Make it more appealing to first-time users
> - Make it contain more information on the games
I really appreciate this. I think Debian in general is lacking this
kind of work and it is very important that people consider this as a
high priority task.
> * Maintain games on Debian
> - Provide screenshots
> - Update ancient packages
> . Refresh metadata on 'debian/control'
... so config model editor is your friend. :-)
> . Contact upstreams that apparently
> abandoned their projects
> . Bring ancient codebases to VCSs
> . Make Homepages for games that don't
> have one
> * Improve visibility of games on the terminal
> - Make a neat page showcasing all terminal
> games on Debian
> - Incentive people to try them
> - Bring more of those gems to the official
> In the end, I'd be happy if I could attract more people to contribute
> to the games team.
All items on your list sound like very important contributions to me.
Thanks for you introduction