brainstorming for UDS-N - Application Developers

Shane Fagan shanepatrickfagan at
Tue Sep 28 23:06:59 BST 2010

On Tue, 2010-09-28 at 14:31 -0700, Rick Spencer wrote:
> We want to empower, engage and harness application developers to develop
> on and for Ubuntu. These sessions cover the many elements in achieving
> that goal.
> What's high on your list for this area?
> There are some existing conversations and threads that people should
> feel free to comment on in addition to any new areas:
> * Changes to the implementation of the New Apps on stable releases
> (suggestions have included changing the system to use backports as an
> avenue onto a stable release, for example).
> * Changes to the Application Review Board process (including, for
> example, eliminating it and replacing it with a streamlined backports
> process).
> * Enhancement, changes to tools such as Glade, Gedit, etc...
> * Anything about Quickly and/or Quickly Widgets, including new
> templates, improvements to the existing template, new widgets, etc...
> * Information Architecture for application developers, including a
> developers manual, etc... 
> Cheers, Rick
This is one of my personal favorite tracks for discussion and ill be
around a lot for this one. 

So I have two things that are kinda on this tracks line of discussion
that are top of my list is 

1. Glade kinda sucks for new people to it.
2. encouraging game developers to use Ubuntu[1]. 



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