[Dextrose] [AC Update] Evolving Structure.

David Farning dfarning at activitycentral.com
Sat Feb 26 05:37:59 EST 2011

On Sat, Feb 26, 2011 at 3:59 AM, Aleksey Lim
<alsroot at activitycentral.org> wrote:
> On Sat, Feb 26, 2011 at 02:56:19AM -0600, David Farning wrote:
>> Over the past couple of months AC has been grow and evolving to meet
>> our customers needs. To help reflect that change, we have updated the
>> organizational chart.
>> Our three primary teams; Desktop, Upstream, and Activities are doing
>> well. Each team consists of a well functioning pair of developers.
>> Pablo has will be working with CeibalJam to support the upcoming
>> CeibalJam lead event which will run from May 5th to May 7th in
>> Uruguay.
>> Bernie has been having less time so he will shift to helping get our
>> two new projects started Dextrose Next, and Dextrose Server.
>> Steven has been working on laying the groundwork for Dextrose 3 which
>> will align with the next OLPC OS release.
>> David Van Assche has been working on Dextrose server will align with
>> OLPC XS0.7. To reduce the onsite administrative skills required to
>> setup and maintain the school servers, Dextrose Server will use Puppet
>> as its primary configuration tool.
>> Looking forward.
>> The Desktop and Upstream teams have established steady rate of production.
> For my own, these days (before moving to .py and in .py as well) I can't
> spend reasonable time for glucose upstream maintainance procedires, except
> spending patches from time to time.
> Also my personal focus has shifted from glucose upstream maintainance to more
> general work within sugar: SDK and support sugar doers, non-glucose coding.

I am considering your work 'general Sugar work which benefits
upstream.' When you move to PY we will have sponsor a second upstream
sugar developer to replace you.

>> The Activities team is quickly ramping up. They are knocking off a
>> significant number of activities related bugs. We need to keep our
>> eyes open for any great activities developers who are available.
>> Our customer development and communications need work. We have been
>> interviewing but the positions are still open.
>> Dextrose Next has been rather neglected as we put most of our effort
>> into preparing the Dextrose 2 release. We need to take a look at how
>> Steven is doing and what additional resources he needs.
>> Dextrose Server is the most requested item that we add to Activity
>> Central. I expect that with in the next month we will add a second
>> developer to the team.
>> david
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> Aleksey

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