[Sugar-devel] Paint maintainer MIA?
dfarning at gmail.com
Mon Jun 7 17:20:15 EDT 2010
On Mon, Jun 7, 2010 at 3:17 PM, Manusheel Gupta <manu at laptop.org> wrote:
> On Mon, Jun 7, 2010 at 8:34 PM, David Farning <dfarning at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Mon, Jun 7, 2010 at 6:24 PM, Tomeu Vizoso <tomeu at sugarlabs.org> wrote:
>> > On Mon, Jun 7, 2010 at 16:22, Simon Schampijer <simon at schampijer.de>
>> > wrote:
>> >> On 06/07/2010 04:14 PM, Gonzalo Odiard wrote:
>> >>> Anybody knows if the Paint maintainer is M.I.A.?
>> >>> I have sent patches the last month and James Cameron has reviewed
>> >>> them, but
>> >>> there aren't any response from the maintainer. In the git repository,
>> >>> the
>> >>> last commits to change code were by Aleksey and Simon in 2009-06.
>> >>> I volunteer to maintainer if nobody want to take this role.
>> >> Hi Gonzalo,
>> >> these are great news! I have not seen any contributions to Paint from
>> >> anybody besides Aleksey and myself. I would be just wonderful to have
>> >> someone giving Paint the attention it deserves.
>> >> If you are willing to, I don't see anything stopping you from doing it
>> >> ;)
>> > Isn't Manu in LinuxTag these days? He used to keep track of who
>> > maintains Paint back when he was at OLPC.
>> I think Manu (CCed) would fully support this handover. He has his
>> hand pretty full getting the Seeta developers up to speed developing
>> and maintaining Sugar on Ubuntu.
> Thanks David. Appreciate your kind regards and pointers.
> I would be happy to have Gonzalo work with us towards maintaining Paint and
> fixing bugs over this summer. In reference to Bernie's recommendation, we
> did hire an intern, Kamakshi Aggarwal, who'll be working with pointers
> from Nathalia Sautchuk Patrício, one of the original developers of Oficina.
> We have a huge pile of tickets now. She will be starting her training on
> Paint during this week. Gonzalo, will highly appreciate if you and Kamakshi
> work together on this project. Will be forwarding her the documentation on
> Paint sometime soon, and will copy you on the memos. Thank you for your
> Gonzalo, we do have our priorities well defined for Paint. I'll send you the
> list of top 5 test track items, which need immediate attention from our
>> Seeta, has a good deal of experience in abiword. So, I believe they
>> will be volunteering to take maintainership of write.
> David, thank you. Yes, we do have two developers, Diksha and Lakky, who look
> after Newspaper activity under the guidance of Vijit, and they will be
> getting trained on PyAbiword. Depending upon their bandwidth to take up and
> support multiple projects, they'll get started on Write. Again, I would like
> to start with high floor and low ceiling. Will let expectations build up
> depending upon the performance.
>> Once Lucian gets up to speed converting browse to webkit, Activity
>> Central will volunteer to assist development and maintainership of
> David, do we have an answer on how this shift will affect activities like
> SocialCalc? Will we be receiving documentation on how we could shift our
> base to webkit with optimal hacking time spend from our side?
Not yet, this is Lucian Branescu Mihaila's (lucian), mentored by Luis
Gustavo Lira, GSOC project.
>> > That said, Gonzalo seems to have been doing a great work and I don't
>> > think we should stop him for taking this responsibility if he wants
>> > to.
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