Re: Assistance with application task for "Quality assurance for biological and medical applications inside Debian"
On Tue, Mar 30, 2021 at 05:19:48AM +0000, Mohammed Rahman wrote:
> > There is no formal application for the Debian Med team. You definitely
> > should subscribe our mailing list and if you want to contribute code
> > you should create a login on salsa and ask for membership in
> > med-team.
> Thank you for the prompt response and for forwarding my initial email to the
> correct spot!
Yes, you did. ;-)
> I seem to be subscribed to the mailing list, and hopefully this
> message ends up in the right spot as well.
BTW, you can sent to Debian lists without beeing subscribed.
> I’ve also gone ahead with creating
> an account on salsa and requesting membership within the med-team group.
Hmmm, I did not received any membership request. But I added user
shafeenr to the team. BTW, your mail user agent claims your name is
Mohammed - I hope I will not wrongly spell your name in the beginning of
some mail due to this. ;-)
> > But you can contribute in several ways to the Debian Med team in case
> > you might realise that this kind of tasks is not feasible for you.
> I do agree it does seem like a daunting task for someone with little to no
> bioinformatics background such as myself. I’ll continue and see if I have
> what it takes to properly contribute regarding this task with the tests,
> however I am very open to any suggestions of other ways to
> contribute to the Debian Med team over the summer if there happens
> to be any.
If you are interested in packaging something new you might probably want
to look in my packaging workshop once the video is online (and only
than - the slides are *intentionally* not very helpful since I'm doing
the packaging at request and the run of the workshop develops out of the
software that was requested).
You can also learn packaging in a Mentoring of the Month project. In
case you are informed about packaging you can also try to fix some bugs
against packages of the Debian Med team
> Thank you,
Hope this helps
> >  https://lists.debian.org/debian-med
> >  https://salsa.debian.org