[ubuntu-art] Getting something done

Justin Dugger jldugger at gmail.com
Tue Aug 5 21:24:19 BST 2008

On Tue, Aug 5, 2008 at 3:06 PM, Salane Ashcraft <salane89 at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Aug 5, 2008 at 3:00 PM, Justin Dugger <jldugger at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Tue, Aug 5, 2008 at 5:23 AM, SzerencseFia <szerencsefia at gmail.com> wrote:
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>>> Matthew Nuzum wrote:
>>>> On Thu, Jul 31, 2008 at 12:32 PM, Kenneth Wimer <kwwii at ubuntu.com> wrote:
>>>>>> I see your point. Just to make it clear what I meant at the first place,
>>>>>> the first hurdle is my lack of understanding on:
>>>>>> - what are the needed steps on the process I have read about on this list;
>>>>>> - what should I do after I have made (let's say) a gtk2 theme and I want
>>>>>> to contribute with it and it is uploaded on wiki site;
>>>>>> - what to read that is short and gives answers without having to read
>>>>>> couple of hundreds of posts mostly unnecessarily commented and off of
>>>>>> the original subject;
>>>>>> - and final to learn something what worked and no need to re-develop to
>>>>>> reach the goal.
>>>>>> These is the frame, these are minimal understanding on what it takes to
>>>>>> complete the target per my knowledge.
>>>>> If, however, we need an overview of the whole process, feel free to write
>>>>> away :-)
>>> Okay, in short here is what I understood and follow so far:
>>> 1. Moke-up the idea.
>>> 1.a (optional) inform the list on your idea to get some useful input.
>>> 2. Make the first beta.
>>> 3. Create preferable an Ubuntu-wiki or Launchpad page for the project.
>>> 4. Upload the project on the site.
>>> 5. Bug hunting.
>>> 6. Bug fixing.
>>> 7. Pack the stable version and upload it to the proper site.
>>> What do ya think about this checklist?
>> Very nearly perfect, but I do wish somehow that more team building
>> were part of it, and maybe more research.  I see lots of mockups that
>> never move from 1 to 2 because they require forking gtk or GNOME.
>> Justin Dugger
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> How many times has someone tried to organize the team?

We don't need to organize "the team". Just "a team" is sufficient.

>More than should have had to happen.

Indeed I've tried to do just such a thing, and the apparent failure
(thus far) is due to my own inadequate research. I need to figure out
how to get stuff done on my own before I lead others to help on a
common goal.

Justin Dugger

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