[Sugar-devel] Plans for SoaS v9

Peter Robinson pbrobinson at gmail.com
Fri Mar 22 09:37:57 EDT 2013

On Fri, Mar 22, 2013 at 12:59 PM, Peter Robinson <pbrobinson at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi All,
> I'm trying to get a little bit more organised for this cycle than I
> have been over the last couple.
> The plans for SoaS v9 are going to be somewhat simple. We're going to
> stick with the 0.98.x release of Sugar and focusing on polish.
> I would like to see more people testing and using it during the dev
> cycle so I don't get the "My Activity is broken" post release or five
> minutes before release when we're generating final images and pushing
> them out to the Fedora mirrors.
> I would also like to remove sugar-presence-service but that would mean
> either dropping eToys or the developers stepping up to actually fix
> the dependency that they've only been promising to do for 2 or so
> years.
> Is there anything in particular that people would like to contribute
> during this cycle? Anything I can help someone achieve? Does anyone
> want to dig into the documentation on the web site to improve the
> process?
> I'd also love marketing to get involved since we've not had any
> publicity for a number of releases and after all Walter was telling me
> some time back that it's the biggest single driver in the wiki.
> Finally there's a Test Compose for the alpha available in the
> following link. I've used it briefly in a VM and it boots and seems to
> mostly work.
> http://alt.fedoraproject.org/pub/alt/stage/19-Alpha-TC1/Live/

I forget to mention for this cycle we'll also produce SoaS images to
run on a number of ARM platforms. The first test of these should
arrive around F-19 Beta.


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