Joining the Studio-dev team (dedicated backporter)

Khashayar Naderehvandi khashayar.lists at
Sat Jan 3 20:25:23 GMT 2009

On Fri, Jan 2, 2009 at 10:29 PM, Cory K. <coryisatm at> wrote:
> Khashayar Naderehvandi wrote:
>> On Fri, Jan 2, 2009 at 8:15 PM, Cory K. <coryisatm at> wrote:
>>> Khashayar, I have been kicking around the idea of having a official
>>> backporter on the team which would address exactly this. I was waiting
>>> until after the holidays to talk about it but what the hell.
>>> If you're interested, say so. We'll try to get a ball rolling.
>> Yes, I am :-)
>> But, I'm really serious when I say these are my first attempts at
>> packaging. So I will probably get stuck with things others wouldn't...
> It's ok. We all gotta start somewhere and the Studio team knew next to
> nothing when it started. ;)
That's nice to hear, especially considering the accomplishments of the team.

> So as long as you're "really serious" about learning and being part of
> the team we'd love to have your help.
> The position would be making sure key packages are up-to-date in the
> development repo and getting them backported.
> This will mean becoming part of 3 teams in the end. Ubuntu Studio, MOTU
> and backports team. Sounds harder than it it. Just takes the desire.
Alright, so there's obviously some stuff I need to get into (apart
from irc ;). I've skimmed through these pages, and will read them more
carefully later:

I'm not exactly sure what the next step will be, but I'm sure I'll
find out after reading some.

>>> If you wanna chat real-time, #ubuntustudio-devel on Freenode.
>> See, here's another thing I know nothing about! I've never used irc
>> before. I'll turn up in #ubuntustudio-devel one of these days when I
>> get the hang of how things work :-)
> Pidgin can do it rather easily. There are many HOWTOs online.
Great, I'll use pidgin and stop by the channel someday soon. Probably
tomorrow evening.

> -Cory K.

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