[Ubuntu One] Release Meeting 2012-02-17

Scott Kitterman ubuntu at kitterman.com
Fri Feb 17 14:11:43 UTC 2012

On Friday, February 17, 2012 07:44:07 AM Martin Pitt wrote:
> Joshua Hoover [2012-02-16 23:37 -0600]:
> >  * Working on removing dependency on GTK2 webkit from Gwibber so Ubuntu
> > 
> > One will fit on CD.
> First, thanks a lot for your work on porting ubuntu-sso-client, and
> helping with Gwibber. Shotwell already made it in earlier, and Banshee
> was dropped, so today's images should drop the old webkit-gtk2 stack
> at last, which should reclaim some 8 MB.
> However, this will "only" reduce the oversize from 717 MB to ~ 709. 11
> MB are due to having a langpack "update" delta which will go away with
> a fresh langpack build, so effectively we are at ~ 698 MB now.
> That won't yet be enough size to add back some 6 MB you'd need for a
> (split up) python-qt4 subset. If we can drop python3 again, then we
> would have the space, but I'm not currently sure whether the
> Foundations team would like that.
> (Yay for runtime/language proliferation..)

Is splittin PyQt4 something that someone is actively considering for Precise?  
AFAIK there's been no discussion with the Kubuntu developers nor the Debian 
Python Modules Team about this topic or how best to accomplish it.

Scott K

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