Roadmap items approval and schedule

Pasi Lallinaho pasi at
Wed Nov 30 22:08:12 UTC 2011

On 11/22/2011 03:00 AM, Pasi Lallinaho wrote:
> 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
>> Network: Freenode (
Since there was no objections or counterarguments, all items in the 
roadmap with an assignee have been "officially" approved now.

The items without assignees will be postponed to Precise+1.


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