sugarteam first steps.

Morgan Collett morgan.collett at
Mon Jul 28 14:33:57 BST 2008

On Sat, Jul 26, 2008 at 18:42, David Farning <dfarning at> wrote:
> The mailing list is up and working at
> so please
> sign up.
> Now that much of the administriva is out of the way, how should we
> start?
> For full disclosure, my goal is to have edubuntu shipping a Sugar based
> derivative;)
> 1.  Stabilize the Sugar packages in Universe.  It is amazing how much
> has changed in Ubuntu in the last 1.5 years since I have been active.
> It is going to take me a while to catch up on the processes.
> a.  Jani, are you willing/able to sponsor the Sugar packages until we
> can find/develop someone  with the skills and trust to push packages
> into universe?  If you are unable, could you point us in the right
> direction?
> b.  Identify a subset of sugar packages and start pushing them into
> universe.  This basically looks to be a three way merge between Jani's
> original work, Jamses' packaging updates, and updated from upstream.
> c.  Add new sugar packages and continue to sync current packages with
> Debian.
> 2.  Respond to bugs.  This will involve setting up a process for
> triaging bug, determining how and when to push issues upsteam, and
> patching local issues and pushing those patches into update repos.
> 3.  Increase awareness of Sugar on Ubuntu.

Let's do an IRC meeting soon. James is available <5pm GMT, I'm
available <3pm GMT and some evenings. What works for you?


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