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Re: More on the future LDAP admin gui in Debian Edu

Hi Jonas,

On Mon, Oct 25, 2010 at 02:53:34PM +0200, Jonas Smedegaard wrote:
> On Mon, Oct 25, 2010 at 02:26:31PM +0200, Klaus Knopper wrote:
> >I already think beyond the projects official end (I see no way to
> >get anything into Skolelinux earlier),
> Why not?
> Are you too busy while project leader and do not consider the
> integration task of priority now? Or do you not expect help from
> Skolelinux, Debian or CipUX now, e.g. due to the freeze of Squeeze?
> Or something else?

It's a simple calculation of workload and manpower vs. time and

Priority 1 is indeed, as mentioned before, that schools in RLP get their
installations ready in time. This includes bugfixes and finding
workarounds for difficult scenarios and regulations that I can explain
in a different thread if someone is interested.

Having our new stuff in Skolelinux is also a priority, but not top 1. We
need to make sure someone else can take over development later, when our
funding ends, and this goal would be reached easier if our addons are
already official part of Debian and Skolelinux.

I asked for help from Skolelinux but we can't just sit there and wait
for it to happen. I understand that Skolelinux suffers from the same
problem as most projects that grow quick but have a too small developer
and maintainer base. The technical remarks that came on this list were
very helpful for me, yet they don't solve the problem of insufficient

Hope this answers your question, though it is not a simple "Yes" or


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