MOTU application for jackson doak
noskcaj at ubuntu.com
Wed Feb 25 19:39:41 UTC 2015
Can i please get a few more votes?
On Sun, Feb 1, 2015 at 8:16 AM, Jackson Doak <noskcaj at ubuntu.com> wrote:
> Has there been any activity with this while i've been gone?
> On Wed, Jan 7, 2015 at 5:43 AM, Jackson Doak <noskcaj at ubuntu.com> wrote:
>> > That is good, but I was hoping that you would then cherry-pick these
>> patches into a proposed package for Ubuntu.
>> A bzr branch with the fix and a branch with the 3.15 release (bugfixes
>> only) have been made. I'm waiting on a semi-related theme issue.
>> On Tue, Jan 6, 2015 at 9:04 PM, Iain Lane <laney at ubuntu.com> wrote:
>>> On Tue, Oct 07, 2014 at 07:08:17AM +1100, Jackson Doak wrote:
>>> > Hello everyone,
>>> > I would like to apply (again) for MOTU, as well as the xubuntu and
>>> > ubuntu-gnome (or desktop-extra if that's the better one) packagesets,
>>> > the next 19UTC meeting. My wiki page for this is at
>>> > https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Noskcaj#MOTU . I apologise for anything
>>> outdated on
>>> > the page, as it is mostly just for tracking testimonials.
>>> OK. Here I am. I just did some sponsoring including some packages for
>>> Scott K was asking you to take more initiative in fixing the bug I
>>> highlighted (bug #1261608). I note you managed to cause some patches to
>>> be written upstream. That is good, but I was hoping that you would then
>>> cherry-pick these patches into a proposed package for Ubuntu. Then it
>>> seems like there are theme problems. I don't expect you to know exactly
>>> what to do about these (I wouldn't), but I would hope that you would try
>>> to engage the developer(s) of the Ubuntu theme to seek a solution.
>>> It seems that you don't fully appeciate that we were trying to press you
>>> to not leave problems unresolved. If all else fails, removing packages
>>> from -proposed is an option.
>>> Having said that, the work that I've sponsored recently was of good
>>> quality and I am pleased that you are a consistent contributor,
>>> especially to our flavours.
>>> I vote +1 but I want you to pay more attention to the points I raise
>>> above. It is okay to make mistakes, but we need to own them and work,
>>> with others if necessary, to get them resolved.
>>> Iain Lane [ iain at orangesquash.org.uk ]
>>> Debian Developer [ laney at debian.org ]
>>> Ubuntu Developer [ laney at ubuntu.com ]
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