Review Day on July, 28th

Reinhard Tartler siretart at
Sat Jul 16 01:53:36 CDT 2005

On 7/15/05, Wouter Stomp <wouterstomp at> wrote:
> > we're having our second Review Day! REJOICE!
> Nice to see all those great apps getting added to the repositories, great work!
> Is there any chance that gstreamer-lame will also be packaged before
> breezy is released? I think this is really important, because
> currently it almost impossible for new users to rip cd's to mp3 (there
> is a wiki page but it is not for
> newbies) and this is one of the things a lot of people will want to
> do. Of course you can rip to ogg, but as almost everyone owns a mp3
> player nowadays, it would be a major issue if Ubuntu cannot rip to mp3
> and possibly a reason not to use Ubuntu...
> In short it would be great if someone can package it...

I'd suggest you try to package it for yourself, and show it to some
MOTU who can give you comments about your packaging. If you are
confident with your package, put it on revu, and we will review it for

Having said this, there is still a LOT of other work to do in breezy:
CXX transition is not over yet completly, X is a mess right now,
making compiling of many X apps very difficult, ghc6 is broken atm,
and so on.
> Soundconverter, which is on revu, also needs this to convert to mp3,
> which people will expect it to be able to.

I'm touch with Sebastian Dröge about soundconverter, will talk to him
about this issue.


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