Desktop Team Development Meeting, 2007-11-29

Scott James Remnant scott at
Thu Nov 29 14:47:32 GMT 2007

For minutes of previous meetings, please see

== Present ==

 * Scott James Remnant (Keybuk) - chair
 * Kenneth Wimer (kwwii)
 * Jonathan Riddell (Riddell)
 * Martin Pitt (pitti)
 * Michael Vogt (mvo)
 * Mirco Müller (MacSlow)
 * Ted Gould (tedg)

 * Sebastien Bacher (seb128)
 * Oliver Grawert (ogra)

== Agenda ==

 * Outstanding actions from last meeting
 * Specification progress report
 * Any other business

== Outstanding actions from last meeting ==

ACTION: kwwii to complete hardy-theme and hardy-icon-theme after
        decision at London presentation

ACTION: MacSlow to complete drafting of hardy-desktop-effects and other
        assigned specs
    expected by the weekend

== Specification progress report ==

=== Jonathan Riddell (Riddell) ===

 * UbuntuSpec:kubuntu-hardy-kde4
  * KDE4 Release Candidate 1 packages uploaded and available for Alpha 1
  * KDE4 release likely to be delayed until January
  * webkitkde packaged for konqueror as an experiment
 * UbuntuSpec:kubuntu-hardy-catchup

=== Kenneth Wimer (kwwii) ===

 * UbuntuSpec:hardy-theme
 * UbuntuSpec:hardy-icon-theme
 * UbuntuSpec:art-team
  * Awaiting new site, blocked on newz2000 requiring a
    code review; will be chased if it remains blocked much longer

=== Martin Pitt (pitti) ===

 * UbuntuSpec:hardy-reducing-duplication
 * UbuntuSpec:policykit-integration
 * UbuntuSpec:restricted-manager-rewrite
 * UbuntuSpec:partition-management

=== Michael Vogt (mvo) ===

 * UbuntuSpec:apt-authentication-reliability
 * UbuntuSpec:apt-archive-key-signatures
 * UbuntuSpec:networkless-installation-fixes
 * UbuntuSpec:packaging-tools-usability

 * Release upgrader and backported apt/dpkg uploaded; being tested

=== Mirco Müller (MacSlow) ===

 * UbuntuSpec:hardy-desktop-effects
   * (mvo) Compiz head (0.7 branch) packages almost ready for upload,
     upstream still believe that this will be stable in time for our
     release, despite pending landing of the object system
   * No word from David yet, MacSlow will notify as soon as he replies
 * UbuntuSpec:gdm-face-browser
 * UbuntuSpec:faces-creator-for-gdm

 * Redirected widget-rendering working in gtk+ (with some cairo-magic)
 * in the works and not done are similar experiments with redirected
   gtk+-widgets _ontop_ of a OpenG-context

=== Ted Gould ({ted}) ===

 * UbuntuSpec:cleanup-audio-jumble
 * UbuntuSpec:about-this-computer
 * UbuntuSpec:screensaver-review
  * Review of screensavers is proceeding; some discussion about how to
    package the Ubuntu screensaver, and which screensavers to include
 * UbuntuSpec:exit-strategy

Scott James Remnant
scott at
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