[Mageia-dev] Dev Team Call To Action...
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Sun Feb 6 18:53:34 CET 2011
Le 6 févr. 2011 17:24, "Richard Couture" <rrc at linuxcabal.org> a écrit :
> I posted this message a while back, but never received a response,..
just checked and it looks like contact washington done. anyway boklm will
mail you tonight about this
> We, LinuxCabal, have our servers at CloudSigma in Switzerland. I was
writing to them yesterday and mentioned that Mageia was a fork of Mandriva
and that the Mageia team might benefit from server space as follows:
> As you may know, Mandriva is in a state of flux due to financial
> considerations and may cease to exist. As such, Mageia has forked
> out by the original developers of Mandrake/Mandriva and has gathered
> most of the original developers on the new team. As such they are
> looking for places where they can set up their CVS servers as well as
> mirror sights to host the distribution, the first version of which is
> due in June.
> I have managed a local copy of the Mandriva Distribution here at
> LinuxCabal for years which our users can access from our local
> internal net to install and to update from during our weekly Install
> Fests. Each version uses about 100G of disk space.
> I mention this to see if Cloud Sigma would want to host a site for
> them. I think that it would possibly be a great source of
> promotional advertising for you.
> If you are interested, I can put you in contact with the correct
> people at Mageia or LinuxCabal can actually manage the sight with
> little or no change to our present configuration.
> They responded as follows:
> In terms of Mageia, I think this sounds like an interested
> opportunity and possibility to collaborate. Please feel free to put
> them in touch with me in order to see how we might assist them.
> This came from Robert Jenkins whose email is robert at cloudsigma.com
> Robert is in a position to donate server space.
> Their service has been been excellent.
> On 02/06/2011 06:25 AM, Blinov Vyacheslav wrote:
>> В сообщении от Четверг 27 января 2011 03:17:26 автор Maarten Vanraes
>>> I know -dev team doesn't exist yet, but in spite of that: some of us may
>>> Yesterday in the packaging meeting, misc and Stormi talked about the
>>> 3days they went to a Cross-Distro App Installer Meeting. As far as I
>>> understood, our involvement in AppStream is 4 part:
>>> - mageia-app-db would like to use the metadata to display on the site.
>>> - sophie would like some of the metadata too.
>>> - mageia could work on making packagekit support work (it does not
>>> rpm or urpmi in any way, it is cross-distro and just delegates the work
>>> urpmi (in our case).)
>>> - mageia would then package AppStream in the distro. (Nothing is being
>>> said as being used by default: Note that AppStream only does
>>> while eg: rpmdrake installs packages).
>>> Since this concerns mostly packaging, it has had a start-discussion in
>>> packagers' meeting.
>>> - mageia-app-db (Stormi: PHP) would like some help.
>>> - sophie (Nanar: Perl) would like some help.
>>> - packagekit support (misc: Perl) would need to be finalized.
>>> ( requires intimate knowledge of perl-URPM )
>>> - someone will have to package AppStream eventually.
>>> afaik shikamaru would help with sophie, so i think that is covered.
>>> So this leaves:
>>> - PHP for mageia-app-db
>>> - Perl-URPMI related stuff for packagekit support (i might have some
>>> for this, not sure yet)
>>> Now then, if there is anyone from -dev team who is inclined to help out,
>>> please, tell us :-)
>>> Maarten (aka AL13N)
>>> : http://www.mageia.org/wiki/doku.php?id=meetings#packaging_team
>>> : http://www.mageia.org/pipermail/mageia-discuss/20110126/003418.html
>>> : http://distributions.freedesktop.org/wiki/AppStream/MetadataNotes
>> I am still interested in dev team althrough I'm already in i18n.
>> Just noticed this letter -_-
>> I can help with PHP development and html\css\js things, althrough I'm not
>> pro I will try my best.
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