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#use wml::debian::projectnews::header PUBDATE="2013-09-16" SUMMARY="Debian Women IRC meeting, bits from the Release Team, bits from the DPL, videos of Debconf13 available"

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<toc-add-entry name="dw-irc">Debian Women IRC meeting</toc-add-entry>

The Debian Women group
<a href="http://lists.debian.org/debian-women/2013/09/msg00020.html";>held an
IRC meeting</a> on September 7th. The topic was how to encourage women to get
involved in Debian. Projects were discussed for the next Outreach Program for
Women, but also smaller tasks and rewards for people that do not know how to
contribute. It was also proposed to hold local events, possibly with other
groups of women involved in FLOSS, and to restart IRC training sessions.
The meeting was well attended and discussions continued after the official end.
Margarita Manterola sent
<a href="http://lists.debian.org/debian-women/2013/09/msg00032.html";>minutes of
the meeting</a>.

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

Niels Thykier sent
<a href="https://lists.debian.org/debian-devel-announce/2013/08/msg00006.html";>some
bits from the Release Team</a>, containing
propositions to improve Jessie development cycle: a change to the
testing migration rule, automated removals and automated metrics for
architecture qualification for Jessie.

In related news, Jonathan Withshire 
<a href="https://lists.debian.org/debian-devel-announce/2013/09/msg00001.html";>sent
a call for release goals for Jessie</a>.
To propose a goal, a page on the
<a href="http://wiki.debian.org/ReleaseGoals";>wiki</a> should be created with a
short goal description, details of the advocate(s) and how the goal will be
achieved before September, 30th.

<toc-add-entry name="bits-dpl">Bits from the DPL</toc-add-entry>

Lucas Nussbaum sent his
<a href="http://lists.debian.org/debian-devel-announce/2013/09/msg00002.html";>monthly
report of DPL activities for August 2013</a>. Among other things, Lucas mentioned
the status of MariaDB in Debian and the fact that Debian was invited to
participate in the OpenZFS community.

He also summarized some actions taken as a consequence of the
<a href="http://lists.debian.org/debian-project/2013/08/msg00011.html";>survey
of new contributors</a>, such that the creation of a package how-can-i-help,
and an encouragement to ask packaging questions on localized mailing lists.

He mentioned also that the next edition of Outreach Program for Women will
start soon. If you are willing to be a coordinator for the Debian side, please contact
the <a href=" http://lists.debian.org/debian-women/";>Debian Women mailing list</a>.

<toc-add-entry name="debconf-video">Videos of DebConf13 availables</toc-add-entry>

Thanks to the amazing work of the DebConf Video Team, video recordings of many
sessions of <a href="http://debconf13.debconf.org/";>DebConf13</a>, which took
place in August, in Vaumarcus, Switzerland, are 
<a href="http://meetings-archive.debian.net/pub/debian-meetings/2013/debconf13/";>available
for download.
Sylvestre Ledru announced 
<a href="http://sylvestre.ledru.info/blog/2013/08/19/video-of-debconf-13-available";>on
his blog that</a> that they can be viewed through a nice HTML5 interface
on the <a href="http://www.irill.org/videos/debconf13";>IRILL website</a>.

Francesca Ciceri 
<a href="http://lists.debconf.org/lurker/message/20130816.100346.cce380e6.en.html";>proposed
to provide English subtitles for some of these videos</a> and get them
translated in several languages. Some are already 
<a href="http://meetings-archive.debian.net/pub/debian-meetings/2013/debconf13/subtitles/";>available</a>
on line. If you would like to help with this initiative, have a look at the 
<a href="https://wiki.debconf.org/wiki/Videoteam/Subtitles";>dedicated page on
the DebConf Wiki</a>.

<p>If you enjoyed the work of the DebConf Video Team, you can leave a kind message on their
<a href="https://wiki.debconf.org/wiki/DebConf13/Videoteam/Thanks";>Wiki page</a>.

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

Raphaël Hertozg announced on his blog
<a href="http://debian-handbook.info/2013/first-chapters-of-the-debian-administrators-handbook-updated-for-debian-7/";>the
availability of the first chapters of of the Debian Administrator’s Handbook
updated for Debian 7.

XXX announced that the <a href="XXX">third beta release of Debian
Edu/Skolelinux based on Debian Wheezy</a> is now available.

Andreas Tille <a href="http://lists.debian.org/debian-project/2013/09/msg00065.html";>sent
a message to put some light on two infrastructure Debian teams,
internationalization and DebTags, which are in need of contributors. If you
want to contribute to Debian infrastructure and do work directly visible for
the user, please consider joining these teams.

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

8 applicants have been
<a href="https://nm.debian.org/public/nmlist#done";>accepted</a>
	as Debian Developers,
12 applicants have 
<a href="http://lists.debian.org/debian-project/2013/07/msg00024.html";>been</a>
<a href="http://lists.debian.org/debian-project/2013/09/msg00038.html";>accepted</a>
	as Debian Maintainer, and
33 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
Hannes von Haugwitz,
Nicolas Dandrimont,
Brian Gupta,
Richard Michael Hartmann,
Agustin Henze,
Alberto Garcia,
James Downing Page,
Michael Beattie,
Apollon Oikonomopoulos,
Joao Eriberto Mota Filho,
Maarten Lankhorst,
Martijn van Brummelen,
Salvo 'LtWorf' Tomaselli,
Uwe Kleine-König,
Colin King,
Joe Healy,
Adrien Grellier,
Phillip Susi,
Sergey Suslov,
Tom Jampen,
Adam Stokes,
Oliver Sander,
Daniel Mizyrycki,
Petr Salinger,
David Suárez,
Stephen Nelson,
Pablo Oliveira,
Maarten Lankhorst,
Laurent Destailleur,
Bas Couwenberg,
Emanuele Aina,
Daniel Pfeiffer,
Jack Bates,
Dirk Huenniger,
Andrea Rota,
Guillaume Bouteille,
Jose M Calhariz,
Olof Johansson,
Jackson Doak,
Simon Kainz,
Micah Gersten,
Miles Lubin,
Axel Wagner,
Anton Balashov,
Benjamin Barenblat,
Tonnerre Lombard,
Federico Brega,
David Parsons,
Axel Wagner,
Léo Cavaillé,
Stewart Smith,
Maarten L. Hekkelman, and
Thomas Bechtold
	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="$(HOME)/security/2013/dsa-2726">php-radius </a>,
<a href="$(HOME)/security/2013/dsa-2727">openjdk-6</a>,
<a href="$(HOME)/security/2013/dsa-2728">bind9</a>,
<a href="$(HOME)/security/2013/dsa-2729">openafs</a>,
<a href="$(HOME)/security/2013/dsa-2730">gnupg</a>,
<a href="$(HOME)/security/2013/dsa-2731">libgcrypt11</a>,
<a href="$(HOME)/security/2013/dsa-2732">chromium-browser</a>,
<a href="$(HOME)/security/2013/dsa-2733">otrs2</a>,
<a href="$(HOME)/security/2013/dsa-2734">wireshark</a>,
<a href="$(HOME)/security/2013/dsa-2735">iceweasel</a>,
<a href="$(HOME)/security/2013/dsa-2736">putty</a>,
<a href="$(HOME)/security/2013/dsa-2737">swift</a>,
<a href="$(HOME)/security/2013/dsa-2738">ruby1.9.1</a>,
<a href="$(HOME)/security/2013/dsa-2739">cacti</a>,
<a href="$(HOME)/security/2013/dsa-2740">python-django</a>,
<a href="$(HOME)/security/2013/dsa-2741">chromium-browser</a>,
<a href="$(HOME)/security/2013/dsa-2742">php5</a>,
<a href="$(HOME)/security/2013/dsa-2743">kfreebsd-9</a>,
<a href="$(HOME)/security/2013/dsa-2744">tiff</a>,
<a href="$(HOME)/security/2013/dsa-2745">linux</a>,
<a href="$(HOME)/security/2013/dsa-2746">icedove</a>,
<a href="$(HOME)/security/2013/dsa-2747">cacti</a>,
<a href="$(HOME)/security/2013/dsa-2748">exactimage</a>,
<a href="$(HOME)/security/2013/dsa-2749">asterisk</a>,
<a href="$(HOME)/security/2013/dsa-2750">imagemagick</a>,
<a href="$(HOME)/security/2013/dsa-2751">libmodplug</a>,
<a href="$(HOME)/security/2013/dsa-2752">phpbb3</a>,
<a href="$(HOME)/security/2013/dsa-2754">exactimage</a>,
<a href="$(HOME)/security/2013/dsa-2755">python-django</a>, and
<a href="$(HOME)/security/2013/dsa-2756">wireshark</a>.

	Please read them carefully and take the proper measures.</p>

        <p>Debian's Stable Release Team released an update announcement for the packages:
<a href="http://lists.debian.org/debian-stable-announce/2013/09/msg00000.html";>tzdata</a> and
<a href="http://lists.debian.org/debian-stable-announce/2013/09/msg00001.html";>libdatetime-timezone-perl</a>.
        Please read it 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>

1598 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/apt-listdifferences";>\
	apt-listdifferences — source differences notification tool</a></li>
<li><a href="http://packages.debian.org/unstable/main/ben";>\
	ben — toolbox for Debian maintainers</a></li>
<li><a href="http://packages.debian.org/unstable/main/berusky2";>\
	berusky2 — logic game Bugs Escape 3D</a></li>
<li><a href="http://packages.debian.org/unstable/main/calypso";>\
	calypso — CalDAV/CardDAV server with git backend</a></li>
<li><a href="http://packages.debian.org/unstable/main/codesearch";>\
	codesearch — regular expression search over large bodies of source code</a></li>
<li><a href="http://packages.debian.org/unstable/main/curseofwar";>\
	curseofwar — fast-paced action strategy game for Linux based on ncurses</a></li>
<li><a href="http://packages.debian.org/unstable/main/cyclograph";>\
	cyclograph — route altimetry plotting application</a></li>
<li><a href="http://packages.debian.org/unstable/main/dateutils";>\
	dateutils — nifty command line date and time utilities</a></li>
<li><a href="http://packages.debian.org/unstable/main/dgit";>\
	dgit — git interoperability with the Debian archive</a></li>
<li><a href="http://packages.debian.org/unstable/main/dianara";>\
	dianara — client for the pump.io federated social network</a></li>
<li><a href="http://packages.debian.org/unstable/main/git-remote-gcrypt";>\
	git-remote-gcrypt — encrypted git repositories</a></li>
<li><a href="http://packages.debian.org/unstable/main/how-can-i-help";>\
	how-can-i-help — opportunities for contributing to Debian</a></li>
<li><a href="http://packages.debian.org/unstable/main/iwyu";>\
	iwyu — tool to analyze #includes in C and C++ source files</a></li>
<li><a href="http://packages.debian.org/unstable/main/jitsi";>\
	jitsi — VoIP and Instant Messaging client</a></li>
<li><a href="http://packages.debian.org/unstable/main/mnemonicode";>\
	mnemonicode — tool to convert binary data into a sequence of words</a></li>
<li><a href="http://packages.debian.org/unstable/main/morris";>\
	morris — nine men's morris game</a></li>
<li><a href="http://packages.debian.org/unstable/main/seahorse-adventures";>\
	seahorse-adventures — help Barbie the seahorse float on bubbles to the moon</a></li>
<li><a href="http://packages.debian.org/unstable/main/stegsnow";>\
	stegsnow — steganography using ASCII files</a></li>

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

## link= link to the mail report from wnpp@debian.org to debian-devel ML
## orphaned= number of packages orphaned according to $link
## rfa= number of packages up for adoption according to $link

<wnpp link="http://lists.debian.org/debian-devel/2013/09/msg00217.html";
	rfa="135" />

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