Amendment of the Strategy Document

David Pires slickymaster at
Fri Dec 12 12:19:30 UTC 2014

> Date: Thu, 11 Dec 2014 14:02:13 +0100
> From: Simon Steinbei? <simon at>
> To: Xubuntu Developer <xubuntu-devel at>
> Subject: Amendment of the Strategy Document
> Message-ID: <20141211140213.3e5317ac at melanzane>
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> Hello community members,
> I'm proposing to remove the outdated paragraph "Xubuntu Developers" from
> our Strategy Document [0].
> The information provided by the SD no longer applies, for instance:
> members of the team xubuntu-dev no longer have upload rights (those are now
> xubuntu-uploaders). This makes the development sub-team like any other
> sub-team, being a member basically gives you push rights to certain
> branches associated with the respective sub-team. My point is that since
> it's like other sub-teams now, we don't need a specific paragraph on it.
> Instead, everything that needs to be said is already in "Becoming and
> staying a member".
> Please feel free to comment if you think this change should not be pursued.
> If there are no objections within a week, I'll remove the paragraph.
> Cheers
> Simon
> [0]

I agree with the removal.

> Date: Thu, 11 Dec 2014 15:35:20 +0200
> From: Pasi Lallinaho <pasi at>
> To: Xubuntu Development Discussion <xubuntu-devel at>
> Subject: Re: Amendment of the Strategy Document
> Message-ID: <54899D98.5040504 at>
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> As a further clarification, I'd like to point out that having push
> rights to certain branches wouldn't be exclusive to ~xubuntu-dev;
> ~xubuntu-art has that already, and that team is not mentioned in the
> Strategy Document either.
> That being said, it might be somewhat handy to have all the teams and
> the associated branches listed somewhere, in the same spirit as the
> PPA's and their use cases are listed in the Processes page, but that's a
> discussion of its own, or, a thing to just go ahead and do.

+1 on Pasi's suggestion.

In my opinion, and as long as no one have nothing against it, we should go
ahead and list the associated branches of each team, and the Processes page
[1] seems to be a natural candidate.


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