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Bug#640786: replacing Perspectives extension with Convergence?

On Mon, Sep 19, 2011 at 02:13:15PM -0700, Vagrant Cascadian wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 14, 2011 at 10:41:52AM +0200, bertagaz@ptitcanardnoir.org wrote:
> > On Mon, Sep 12, 2011 at 02:42:48PM -0700, Vagrant Cascadian wrote:
> > > it appears someone has already filed an ITP for convergence: #640786
> > > 
> > > i've got a git branch too, but haven't pushed it anywhere just yet (what am i 
> > > waiting for?).
> pushed my branch here:
> http://anonscm.debian.org/gitweb/?p=users/vagrant/convergence.git

Nice work. Having a look now.

> i made a single source package of both the extension and the notary server,
> since upstream is maintaining them in a single git tree. although really it
> seems like it might make more sense to maintain them as two separate source
> packages.
> > If we are several people interested to work on this, maybe we can setup a
> > team and a git on alioth, or maybe join the pkg-mozext-maintainers team
> > and use their infrastructure. What do you think?
> definitely should have some sort of team infrastructure, although the notary
> server code might be outside of what the pkg-mozext-maintainers team normally
> handles. not sure what would be best.

Me too. Maybe we can create a team in alioth that would be the official
maintainer for both the client and server packages and ask people from the
pkg-mozext-maintainers to join if they want to participate in maintaining
the client part.

> i should also mention that upstream is not so sure we should package for debian
> until development slows a bit, expecting multiple new versions a week. if we
> did upload to debian, experimental might be most appropriate.  that said, it
> seems like perspectives shouldn't necessarily be removed the moment convergence
> hits debian; it's a little more field tested.



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