Poll for GNOME dependencies

Diego Ongaro ongardie at gmail.com
Fri Aug 10 16:43:58 UTC 2007

On 8/10/07, Diego Ongaro <ongardie at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 8/10/07, Giuseppe Torelli <colossus73 at gmail.com> wrote:
> > On 8/10/07, Diego Ongaro <ongardie at gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > > But no, I'm not one of the two Xubuntu developers, sorry.
> >
> > You could become, with me and the two others we will be 4. Maybe
> > others will join us but in the meantime we four can work toghether on
> > a single app which gnome libraries are to get rid of. When the app is
> > ready we ship it and we go to the next one, maybe in the meantime
> > others will have join us and they are working on the other app and so
> > on and on...
> It's not just getting rid of gnome libraries - there are a number of
> aspects, e.g., bug fixes, UI design, consistency, integration,
> documentation, resource usage, power usage, dependencies. We could set
> up a team to take one or two "sponsored" apps at a time, get them
> beyond satisfactory on all the aspects we define, and work with
> upstream to get our changes implemented there. I'd be very happy to be
> a part of this team (though my time is limited).
> How many other people out there would want to join this team? We'd
> need some of everything: programmers, packagers, translators, doc
> writers, and people to work with upstream.
> -Diego Ongaro

I guess to sum it up, I'm proposing we create a focused team to revamp
young/neglected software that we think is 3/4ths of the way useful for

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