jussi01 at gmail.com
Fri Nov 6 11:56:29 GMT 2009
On Fri, Nov 6, 2009 at 1:52 PM, Scott Lavender <scottalavender at gmail.com>wrote:
> On Thu, Nov 5, 2009 at 4:46 PM, Eric Hedekar <afterthebeep at gmail.com>wrote:
>> Cory suggested on IRC that I write a quick proposal on this and run it by
>> the list, so here goes (please offer any opinion you may have on the
>> I'd like to create an Ubuntu Studio Testers team on Launchpad. The
>> purpose of this team would be to thoroughly test the development version of
>> Ubuntu Studio. This team would help to solve a number of current testing
>> issues/problems, they include but are not limited to:
>> - No/small testing community. We currently only have a user and
>> development community structure. This team would create belonging amongst
>> testers which would likely result in more active testing (I've received a
>> handful of direct e-mails re:testing Ubuntu Studio). People would have to
>> actively remove themselves from the testing group to stop receiving
>> notifications & e-mails, rather than just forgetting about their commitment.
>> - No formal communication channel for testers. Currently testing
>> results are published to the entire ubuntu studio development or users
>> mailing list (inconsistent behavior) - there's no formal policy for how to
>> report test results (other than ISO test results). This team would include
>> a launchpad mailing list that would allow for questions on testing, testing
>> coordination, discussion of test results, and subscription to the ISO build
>> notifier, all without overburdening either the users or dev mailing lists.
>> This would also allow for a larger number of testing requests without
>> annoying our user base.
>> - Lack of organized testing. We currently only have organized ISO
>> testing. This team would be in charge of building a suite of tests for
>> Ubuntu Studio and ensuring that they are met across releases, this includes
>> notifying the developers should the tests fail.
>> I would imagine this team could be used to follow important bugs, create
>> testing scripts, and build wiki documentation on testing the software
>> shipped with Ubuntu Studio.
>> I'd be quite willing to create and lead this team, as well as announce
>> it's creation on the ubuntu studio mailing lists, qa mailing list, and
>> bugsquad mailing list.
>> Essentially I'd like to create a means for Ubuntu Studio testers to work
>> together more effectively.
>> - Eric Hedekar
>> Vice President of Vancouver Pro Musica Society
>> Ubuntu Studio Developer
>> Web Designer & Audio Artist
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> +1 from me.
> Anything that will improve testing is a good thing.
> I think that there are many people that want to help but do not have
> experience or knowledge to do it. This could provide a ready gateway for
> them to do so. They help us and learn in the process.
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A large +1 from me also. It would enable those people who want to contribute
somewhere to start also.
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