lionel.laratte at gmail.com
Fri Nov 21 11:15:11 GMT 2008
I agree that there is a need for such information. Since Ubuntu's
users include those who are not developers, is it worth considering a
parallel board or list aimed at the direct impact to end users,
On Nov 21, 2008, at 5:28 AM, "Vid Ayer" <vid at svaksha.com> wrote:
> What do you think ? Please discuss and I can ask folks to follow the
> thread here.
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> From: James Westby <jw+debian at jameswestby.net>
> Date: Fri, Nov 21, 2008 at 5:54 AM
> Subject: Developer News
> To: ubuntu-devel <ubuntu-devel at lists.ubuntu.com>, ubuntu-motu
> <ubuntu-motu at lists.ubuntu.com>
> There has been concern addressed about keeping up with Ubuntu
> development without following every mailing list, being on
> IRC 24 hours a day, and reading -changes lists. In an effort
> to make that easier I would like to start something similar to
> Debian's Developer News.
> The idea is that small items are collected, and then periodically
> sent to debian-devel-announce as one mail.
> In initial discussion about this two proposals for how this should
> operate were made. You can read the proposals at
> The proposals are given at the end of this mail for those who are
> reading mail offline.
> I encourage you to read the proposals, and then make comments on
> the wiki page, either giving your support to one proposal, or giving
> your opinion. At the end of a discussion period the comments will
> be evaluated, and if there is a clear winner that will be the process
> we will use. I propose the MOTU meeting in 7 days, on the 28th Nov,
> as the end of the discussion period.
> I am happy for this to be added to the meeting agenda for discussion
> if desired. Otherwise if there is no clear winner then I will declare
> the proposal I didn't write as the winner.
> If anyone objects to the idea of aggregating news items for developers
> then feel free to add your comments to the page as well.
> Proposal 1: collect items on the wiki page
> This proposal follows that of Debian's DeveloperNews.
> This wiki page would be the place to collect the items. They would
> be sent on when there were a few outstanding, or some amount of time
> passed since the last mail.
> Anyone would be encouraged to submit items by adding the text to the
> page, and anyone could send the mail when needed.
> The wiki page would naturally form an archive of old items for
> people to
> easily browse.
> Proposal 2: Use the ubuntu-news-team mailing list
> As there is already a news team interested in collecting news items
> sending them out, information of interest to developers could also be
> handled by this group.
> To avoid adding an undue extra burden on this team, it would be
> appropriate for developers interesting in administering the developer
> news to also participate in the news team. (note that the news team
> yet to be asked about this).
> The advantage of such a system would be that the UWN, Fridge, and
> developer news announcements would all be sourced from the same base
> The disadvantage of such a system would be a need for greater
> review of presented items, and active filtering so that editors could
> best direct things to the audiences most likely to be interested.
> If this proposal is selected, this wiki page contains only the set of
> procedures for such postings, and does not contain an archive of
> previous postings.
> [No-one has approached the news-team about this proposal as yet]
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