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Re: A Debian sprint for package management GUIs?

Am Donnerstag, den 24.11.2011, 09:52 +0100 schrieb Stefano Zacchiroli: 
> [ 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?


To pick up the idea of a sprint from last year: Will anybody be at
Fosdem this year? Could be a good opportunity to get into contact and
discuss some the issues by a beer.



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