Fwd: Xubuntu testing
jwcampbell at gmail.com
Wed Nov 28 01:44:13 UTC 2007
The first Alpha release of Xubuntu is set for this Thursday, which got me to
thinking about pre-release ISO testing. Please see the two notes below
concerning testing for Xubuntu (gmail users may need to click on a link that
says "show hidden text").
For developers, what do you think of the specification? Is this something
that you feel like you could contribute to?
For non-developers, I'll post this as a follow-up to an earlier request 
- is there anyone who would be willing to head-up xubuntu testing efforts?
Please see the link that I've referenced below for further details.
Of course, feel free to let me know if you have any questions. Thanks.
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From: Henrik Nilsen Omma <henrik at ubuntu.com>
Date: Nov 27, 2007 6:50 PM
Subject: Re: Xubuntu testing
To: Jim Campbell <jwcampbell at gmail.com>
And thank you :) Yes, a dedicated Xubuntu test lead would indeed be
useful. We are also planning to automate some of the Ubuntu ISO testing
for Hardy and I'd be interested to know how feasible that is on Xubuntu
(it requires the ATK accessibility framework to be available, which it
should be on all GTK apps). It would be great if there were some Xubuntu
developers who were interested in extending test automation work to Xubuntu.
Jim Campbell wrote:
> Hello Henrik,
> I hope that this note finds you well. As you may recall, I was doing
> a lot with Xubuntu testing, but I've started a new job, and don't have
> the time during the day to assist with testing during crunch times. I
> noticed how Xubuntu was still included in the later releases leading
> up to Gutsy's final release, so it looks like someone was able to pick
> up my slack. Thanks for assisting with this.
> I still wanted to check with you to see what kind of help you needed
> in terms of Xubuntu testing. I saw a somewhat recent post you made to
> the Ubuntu-Devel mailing list, and have seen some of the changes on
> the wiki - I know things are changing . . . do you still need a
> dedicated Xubuntu testing lead? What kind of request can I pass along
> to the Xubuntu developer and user community to assist with testing?
> Thanks for all of your hard work!
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