Re: New deb mother tongue - proposed solution
Thanks for the quick response.
It isn't acceptable that a necessary team member be some anonymous person to
be named later. I understand you have your procedures for doing things, but
if you can't accomodate my procedures I'm not motivated to proceed. My
procedure is to put a team in place with clear responsibilities and
establish a schedule that everyone on the team agrees with. And, I only deal
Are you sure you want a patch?
----- Original Message -----
From: "Josip Rodin" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
To: "Robin Rowe" <rower@MovieEditor.com>
Sent: Saturday, August 17, 2002 10:48 AM
Subject: Re: New deb mother tongue - proposed solution
> On Sat, Aug 17, 2002 at 10:37:42AM -0700, Robin Rowe wrote:
> > I need to know who the sysadmin will be who we are working with. Can you
> > have someone named on the sysadmin list chime in to volunteer to be our
> > for the installation?
> Well, no. The process is this -- we test the fix on our machines, make a
> package, verify that in theory that it can install on Debian 3.0 (in case
> developed it on some other machine), put the package up on the machine,
> ask on the admin mailing list for the package to be installed. This last
> step usually takes less than a day so it's not really a problem.
> After it's installed, I make the package available somewhere and mail a
> dozen web mirror admins so that they can update their machines, too. And
> patch, too, of course, in case some of the mirrors still don't run Debian
> > My schedule estimate would be to complete implementation and testing
> > 90 days. As test lead, would that suit you?
> Hey, as soon as you like. :)
> > Nobody has responded to my question about Microsoft and Apache contacts.
> > You said that you thought that IE was fixed in the latest version. I'm
> > assuming I don't need to contact Microsoft, but that it falls to me to
> > figure out who to work with at Apache to get our patch accepted there.
> > that right?
> Well, IE is fixed not to request "*", but it still requests "en-us" etc.
> 2. That which causes joy or happiness.