Ubuntu Desktop default apps Wiki page

Robert Ancell robert.ancell at canonical.com
Wed Aug 9 02:11:00 UTC 2017

On Tue, Aug 8, 2017 at 6:33 PM Jean-Baptiste Lallement <
jean-baptiste.lallement at canonical.com> wrote:

> Hi Robert,
> Le 08/08/2017 à 06:02, Robert Ancell a écrit :
> > Hi all,
> >
> > One thing that came out of discussions at GUADEC was a request that
> > Ubuntu ship the core GNOME apps. We've also had a few discussions
> > recently on this list about including some of these.
> >
> > I proposed that we should make a list of the reasons that we ship / do
> > not ship certain apps so it would be clear to everyone why this is the
> > case (and perhaps indicate any features that would make us change our
> > minds). Here it is:
> >
> > https://wiki.ubuntu.com/DefaultApps
> Thanks for making this list. In the criteria you mention "They are good
> quality apps" I think this criteria should be more detailed and the
> upstream QA process documented and linked. I propose to add the
> following information:
>   - There is a reliable test suite executed at least for every release.
>   - Description of the coverage of the test suite(s) (unit, functional,
> API, ...)
>   - The tests are executed at build time on all the arch we support and
> if not a rationale is provided to explain why some arch are excluded.
>   - autopkgtest are enabled and executed on Ubuntu releases against the
> actual binary packages.
>   - The test plan is documented.

I reverse-engineered the existing criteria but I agree we should be be more
stringent for new apps (as well as applying this over time to the existing

No opposition from me for you adding this.

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