(There's no debian-installer list afaik. If there is, let me know and I'll redirect this to it)
I've noticed the debian-desktop page mentions an "X/gtkfb port".
I assume gtkfb has something to do with gtk running on the frambuffer. Does this make any difference to the actual writing of the gtk code? I have no idea about the status of this port, but if it needs help, I'd like to try to do what I can.
Basically, all I want to know is; does writing this installer just involve regular, generic C and GTK+ development? Or is there some sort of framebuffer related knowledge thats required or would help?
Also, would the development be broken up into UI (gtk/X) developers, and developers working to connect the frontend with the backend, or a bit of both for everyone?