Xubuntu testers - close launchpad team?

Jim Campbell jwcampbell at gmail.com
Mon Mar 10 17:35:35 UTC 2008

Jonathan, thanks for your reply.

As a further note on this discussion, just yesterday someone joined the
Xubuntu testing team on Launchpad, and I happened to see them join the
#xubuntu channel.  I said hi, and we chatted a bit . . .  turns out that
he's interested in development (I've directed him to Cody and Lionel.)

This got me to thinking that the testing team is one that attracts people
who run the development builds of Xubuntu, and who may be interested in
development (or at least bug triage) if they were engaged properly.

Yesterday's happening was a matter of coincidence and luck.  I wish we had a
way to better engage the people who join this team.  For starters, I guess
we could add text into the team page saying to contact one of us regarding
their interest in testing.  Any other ideas from others on how to how to
better engage the people who join this team, or what we should do with the


On 3/10/08, Jonathan Carter (highvoltage) <jonathan at ubuntu.com> wrote:
> Hi Jim
> Jim Campbell wrote:
> > If someone wanted to actively engage the people signed up in the Xubuntu
> > testers, and encourge them to participate as part of the Ubuntu testing
> > team, that would help things along (and I guess I could help transition
> > the current Xubuntu-testers team members to the Ubuntu testing team),
> > but I'd rather have us all under one umbrella (the Ubuntu testing team)
> > to eliminate duplicate work.
> We once had a seperate team for Edubuntu testers too, but decided to
> merge it with the Ubuntu testing team, since there is too much overlap,
> and there really wasn't much need for an extra team. I think it would be
> a good idea merging the Xubuntu testing team as well.
> -Jonathan
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