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Re: A Debian sprint for package management GUIs?

On Thu, Nov 24, 2011 at 09:52:01AM +0100, Stefano Zacchiroli wrote:
> [ adding -sprints in the loop ]
> On Thu, Nov 24, 2011 at 12:01:38AM +0100, Josselin Mouette wrote:
> > given the poor state of our desktop package management tools in squeeze,
> > and the number of unknown variables when it comes to wheezy, I’d like to
> > propose to gather around in a dedicated Debian sprint on this topic. We
> > should be able to get funding from the project for such a task.
> > 
> > Schedule could include: 
> >       * Upstream and Debian state of synaptic, update-*, aptdaemon,
> >         software-center, PackageKit and related packages 
> >       * What features we want to expose on our desktop environments (use
> >         cases, interaction scenarios) 
> >       * Which tools to focus on to provide these features for wheezy 
> >       * Trying to envision what features we want in wheezy+1 and how to
> >         make this happen 
> >       * Initial common hacking session to get wheezy on the right tracks
> > 
> > How many of you would be interested in such a meeting?
> I answer mainly with DPL hat on: I'll be happy to sponsor such a sprint.
> See http://wiki.debian.org/Sprints for info, including friendly venues
> we're in touch with (but feel free to propose new ones that better suit
> your needs!).

I'm happy to join this for 1-2 days if I have no other obligations at
the suggested date. I'm fine with both Paris and Cologne as the
location from [1]. When/where and for how long do you have in mind?


[1] http://wiki.debian.org/Sprints/Venues

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