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#use wml::debian::projectnews::header PUBDATE="2013-02-10" SUMMARY="Call for projects and mentors for Debian GSoC 2014, bits from the Release Team, reports from recent Debian Sprints"

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<toc-add-entry name="gsoc">Call for projects and mentors for Debian GSoC 2014</toc-add-entry>

Nicolas Dandrimont, asked all Debian contributors for
<a href="http://lists.debian.org/debian-devel-announce/2014/02/msg00001.html";>projects
and mentors</a>
to help Debian participate in the tenth edition of the
<a href="https://developers.google.com/open-source/soc/";>Google Summer of Code</a>.
<q>Everyone (member of the Debian project or not, student or not) is welcome to
submit their ideas, and to try and find people willing to mentor the projects</q>,
explained Nicolas in his mail.

If you have an idea, please publish it to the
<a href="https://wiki.debian.org/SummerOfCode2014/Projects";>wiki page</a>,
and send an email to the
<a href="mailto:soc-coordination@lists.alioth.debian.org";>coordination mailing list</a>.

You can also contact Nicolas and the other GSoC administrators for Debian on
their mailing list or on their IRC channel, #debian-soc on irc.debian.org.

<toc-add-entry name="bits-rt">Bits from the Release Team</toc-add-entry>

Niels Thykier sent some
<a href="https://lists.debian.org/debian-devel/2014/01/msg00008.html";>bits
from the Release Team</a>.
The Release Team recently reviewed the status of the architectures in sid,
and decided to
<a href="http://lists.debian.org/debian-devel-announce/2014/01/msg00009.html";>remove
IA64 from testing</a>, and
<a href="http://lists.debian.org/debian-devel/2014/02/msg00035.html";>will
soon be removed from unstable and experimental</a>.
Niels also indicated in his message that auto-removal from testing
of non-leaf RC-buggy packages has been suspended until a way to
properly notify the maintainers of reverse-dependencies that the removal will occur.
In the mean time, thanks to the work of Ivo De Decker and Paul Wise,
the <a href="http://packages.qa.debian.org/";>Package Tracking Service</a>
will now display a warning for packages that are about to be
auto-removed from testing. The auto-removals are also listed,
<a href="http://lists.debian.org/debian-devel/2014/01/msg00574.html";>thanks
to Lucas Nussbaum</a>,
on the <a href="http://udd.debian.org/dmd/";>Debian Maintainer Dashboard</a>
and by the <a href="http://packages.debian.org/unstable/how-can-i-help";>how-can-i-help</a>

<toc-add-entry name="sprint-reports">Reports from recent Debian Sprints</toc-add-entry>

Antonio Terceiro
<a href="http://lists.debian.org/debian-project/2014/02/msg00028.html";>sent a report</a>
of the 
<a href="https://wiki.debian.org/Teams/Ruby/Meeting/Paris2014";>Debian Ruby Sprint</a>,
held in Paris on January 15-17,
as a satellite event of the 
<a href="http://france.debian.net/events/minidebconf2014/";>Paris MiniDebConf</a>.
He explained in his message the work of the
team toward the now deprecated 1.8 version of the Ruby interpreter, and the goals 
of the Ruby team for Jessie.

The Debian Med team organized their
<a href="https://wiki.debian.org/DebianMed/Meeting/Aberdeen2014";>fourth sprint in Aberdeen</a>
from January 31 until February 2. Several members of the team posted a
<a href="http://lists.debian.org/debian-sprints/2014/02/msg00000.html";>report</a>
<a href="http://lists.debian.org/debian-sprints/2014/02/msg00001.html";>of</a>
<a href="http://lists.debian.org/debian-sprints/2014/02/msg00002.html";>their</a>
<a href="https://lists.debian.org/debian-sprints/2014/02/msg00003.html";>activities</a>
during the sprint, including packaging, bug fixing, and presentations of

The Ruby Team thanks IRILL for hosting the meeting, and both teams thank the
generous Debian sponsors for funding the expenses required for the sprints.

<toc-add-entry name="other">Other news</toc-add-entry>

Lucas Nussbaum, Debian Project Leader, recently updated the
<a href="http://lists.debian.org/debian-devel-announce/2014/02/msg00003.html";>delegation
for Debian Policy Editors</a>, and
<a href="http://lists.debian.org/debian-devel-announce/2014/02/msg00002.html";>reappointed
Kurt Roeckx as Project Secretary</a> for another

Johannes Schauer <a href="http://blog.mister-muffin.de/2014/02/06/botch-updates";>posted
on his blog</a> some updates about
<a href="https://gitorious.org/debian-bootstrap/botch";>botch</a>, a tool to
solve cyclic build dependencies and to build an order in which packages have to
be built so that Debian can be bootstrapped easily on new architectures.

The fourth update of the stable distribution of Debian (codename <q>Wheezy</q>)
<a href="$(HOME)/News/2014/20140208">was released on February 8</a>.

<toc-add-entry name="events">Upcoming events</toc-add-entry>
<p>There are several upcoming Debian-related events:</p>
 <li>28 February-2 March, Phnom Penh, Cambodia — <a href="https://wiki.debian.org/DebianCambodia/MiniDebConf2014";>first Mini-DebConf in Cambodia</a></li>
 <li>15-16 March, Barcelona, Spain — <a href="http://bcn2014.mini.debconf.org/";>Debian Women Mini DebConf</a></li>
 <li>15-16 March, Chemnitz, Germany — Debian booth at the<a href="https://wiki.debian.org/DebianEvents/de/2014/ChemnitzerLinuxTage";>Chemnitz Linux Days</a></li>
You can find more information about Debian-related events and talks
on the <a href="$(HOME)/events">events section</a> of the Debian web site,
or subscribe to one of our events mailing lists for different regions:
<a href="http://lists.debian.org/debian-events-eu";>Europe</a>, 
<a href="http://lists.debian.org/debian-events-nl";>Netherlands</a>, 
<a href="http://lists.debian.org/debian-events-ha";>Hispanic America</a>, 
<a href="http://lists.debian.org/debian-events-na";>North America</a>.

<p>Do you want to organise a Debian booth or a Debian install party?
Are you aware of other upcoming Debian-related events?
Have you delivered a Debian talk that you want to link on our
<a href="$(HOME)/events/talks">talks page</a>? 
Send an email to the <a href="mailto:events@debian.org";>Debian Events Team</a>.

<toc-add-entry name="newcontributors">New Debian Contributors</toc-add-entry>

One applicant has been
<a href="https://nm.debian.org/public/nmlist#done";>accepted</a>
	as Debian Maintainer, and
seven people have <a href="http://udd.debian.org/cgi-bin/new-maintainers.cgi";>started
        to maintain packages</a> since the previous issue of the Debian
	Project News. Please welcome
Joao Eriberto Mota Filho,
Pierre Rudloff,
Adam Sampson,
Rebecca Palmer,
Dariusz Dwornikowski,
Raoul Snyman,
Iain R. Learmonth,
	into our project!</p>

<toc-add-entry name="dsa">Important Debian Security Advisories</toc-add-entry>

	<p>Debian's Security Team recently released
	advisories for these packages (among others):
<a href="$(HOME)/security/2014/dsa-2849">curl</a>,
<a href="$(HOME)/security/2014/dsa-2850">libyaml</a>,
<a href="$(HOME)/security/2014/dsa-2851">drupal6</a>,
<a href="$(HOME)/security/2014/dsa-2852">libgadu</a>,
<a href="$(HOME)/security/2014/dsa-2853">horde3</a>,
<a href="$(HOME)/security/2014/dsa-2854">mumble</a>, and
<a href="$(HOME)/security/2014/dsa-2855">libav</a>.
	Please read them carefully and take the proper measures.</p>

<p>Please note that these are a selection of the more important security
advisories of the last weeks. If you need to be kept up to date about
security advisories released by the Debian Security Team, please
subscribe to the <a href="http://lists.debian.org/debian-security-announce/";>security mailing
list</a> (and the separate <a href="http://lists.debian.org/debian-backports-announce/";>backports
list</a>, and <a href="http://lists.debian.org/debian-stable-announce/";>stable updates
list</a>) for announcements.

<toc-add-entry name="nnwp">New and noteworthy packages</toc-add-entry>

246 packages were added to the unstable Debian archive
recently. <a href="http://packages.debian.org/unstable/main/newpkg";>Among
many others</a> are:</p>

<li><a href="http://packages.debian.org/unstable/main/drupal7-mod-drucall";>drupal7-mod-drucall — WebRTC SIP module for the Drupal CMS</a></li>
<li><a href="http://packages.debian.org/unstable/main/etm-qt";>etm-qt — tool to manage events and tasks using simple text files</a></li>
<li><a href="http://packages.debian.org/unstable/main/fonts-noto";>fonts-noto — "No Tofu" font families with large Unicode coverage</a></li>
<li><a href="http://packages.debian.org/unstable/main/gnome-shell-pomodoro";>gnome-shell-pomodoro — GNOME Shell time-management app</a></li>
<li><a href="http://packages.debian.org/unstable/main/hash-slinger";>hash-slinger — tools to generate special DNS records</a></li>
<li><a href="http://packages.debian.org/unstable/main/mugshot";>mugshot — lightweight user-configuration application</a></li>
<li><a href="http://packages.debian.org/unstable/main/optcomp";>optcomp — syntax extension for optional compilation with cpp-like directives (tools)</a></li>
<li><a href="http://packages.debian.org/unstable/main/rurple-ng";>rurple-ng — learn programming in Python with a robot</a></li>
<li><a href="http://packages.debian.org/unstable/main/tetgen";>tetgen — quality tetrahedral mesh generator</a></li>
<li><a href="http://packages.debian.org/unstable/main/udevil";>udevil — alternative storage media interface</a></li>

<toc-add-entry name="wnpp">Work-needing packages</toc-add-entry>

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	rfa="152" />

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