Roadmap items approval and schedule

Pasi Lallinaho pasi at
Tue Nov 22 01:00:30 UTC 2011

On 11/22/2011 12:28 AM, Pasi Lallinaho wrote:
> On 11/22/2011 12:24 AM, Pasi Lallinaho wrote:
>> This is a call for Xubuntu developers to open their mouth and give 
>> counterarguments for roadmap items [1], if willing.
>> Note that those items with * in the assignee field,

Those are in the "Importance" field now.

>> approval means that people can start working with the items, but 
>> further community discussion and approval will have to be given 
>> before any work within the specification can start. To be as verbose 
>> and clear as possible, these items are:
>> - New media player (audio)
>> - Ubiquity "Application sets"
>> - Rethink shortcut keys
>> - Clean themes (GTK, xfwm, wallpapers) list
>> For all other items, approval means that people are free to start 
>> working on the items. These items will need community approval before 
>> committing to repositories too.
>> If no argumenst against the items are made before the end of 
>> November, all items with assignees will be accepted. Items that have 
>> no assignee will not be approved, and will be postponed to next 
>> release. You can take any items with no assignee until the end of 
>> November. (Note that all the blueprints are accepted for Precise now 
>> for technical reasons.)
>> Note that new items can't be added to the roadmap anymore, without 
>> getting specific approval at the community meeting in advance. The 
>> blueprints and specifications for all items should be ready before 
>> the end of Week 50.
>> I hope I was clear enough. If there is anything you'd like to ask or 
>> add, please reply to the list as soon as possible.
>> Yt,
>> Pasi
>> [1]
> To be even more verbose, the items with no assignee are:
> - New Icon theme
> - Port Albatross to GTK3
> - Reintegrate the update manager to the notification area
> If you want to start working on these items, add yourself as the 
> assignee in the wiki, and contact me at IRC [1] and I'll set up a 
> blueprint for you.
> Pasi
> [1]
> Nick: knome
> Channel: #xubuntu-devel
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