The application of Jeremy Bicha for Core Developer - Q&A and Voting Thread

Lukasz Zemczak lukasz.zemczak at
Tue May 30 15:12:25 UTC 2017


I have no further questions.
As for me I vote +1 on granting Jeremy core-dev rights.


On 26 May 2017 at 18:04, Jeremy Bicha <jbicha at> wrote:
> On Fri, May 26, 2017 at 10:56 AM, Lukasz Zemczak
> <lukasz.zemczak at> wrote:
>> 1) In your application you have mentioned that you'd like to work
>> better in communicating and discussing work with the desktop team. Did
>> this cause any issues so far? Could you give any examples?
> During Ubuntu 16.10's release cycle, I updated several apps from GNOME
> 3.20 to 3.22 without discussing that with the rest of the Desktop Team
> first. While I think the end result was fine (I don't think it hurt
> Ubuntu 16.10's quality), I showed poor teamwork. For 17.04, I
> discussed the GNOME upgrade (to 3.24) and got approval for it from the
> Desktop Team before making the changes in Ubuntu.
> For 17.10, GNOME and Ubuntu's release schedules have been adjusted
> slightly so that there is more time for coordination and testing
> before Ubuntu deadlines like Feature Freeze. I am working more closely
> with the Desktop Team by participating in their meetings and seeking
> consensus for this year's major decisions.
> To summarize, I recognized that my behavior was problematic and I've
> tried to change how I work so that there is less of a problem.
>> 2) You also mentioned that you help out on transitions - did you
>> partake in any so far? Which ones?
> Here are a few examples:
> - (poppler - I needed sponsorship
> for poppler itself)
> - (evolution-data-server, I might
> have already had upload rights to all the pieces for this transition)
> - (system-config-printer merge that
> required flavor seeds to be updated)
> - I did a lot of the rebuilds and
> autopkgtest shepherding for the postgresql-9.6 transition
> Thank you,
> Jeremy Bicha

Łukasz 'sil2100' Zemczak
 Foundations Team
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