ladislav.laska at gmail
Sep 21, 2010, 4:56 AM
Post #6 of 8
On Tue, Sep 21, 2010 at 11:19 AM, Jorge Manuel B. S. Vicetto
Re: [kde-sunset] Website, documentation, bugzilla?
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<jmbsvicetto [at] gentoo> wrote:
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> On 21-09-2010 09:02, Ladislav Laska wrote:
>> Hello again,
>> as we are discussing trinity in our overlay, it is clear we will need
>> some infrastructure. What am I thinking
> If trinity has any chance of becoming an alternative DE with upstream
> support, new development and the security holes are fixed, it could
> become a new option for Gentoo and thus use our official infrastructure.
Seems that way. Currently there is a lot of work in progress. They are
mostly bugfixes, but also some new features (haven't seen the whole
> Until it reaches a point it can be put back in the tree (we'll have to
> find maintainers for it), and given it has become a fork (do they want
> to develop in a completely new direction or are they planning to look /
> follow / track kde4?), the best hosting solution is probably a new
> overlay for it.
They want to follow kde3 tracks. I guess that qualifies for "a new direction".
Do you think new overlay is better way to go? I was thinking, that
some of our ebuilds would have to be duplicated
(qt3 is one of them), but I can see there are benefits from new overlay...
> You can use Gentoo bugzilla to track issues with the overlay and you can
> keep using this ML.
As I recall, the reason we're not using bugzilla is, that we don't
have full access to it and without it it's kinda crude.
> It would probably help quite a bit if you could either find a current
> Gentoo developer interested in trinity or if some of you would apply to
> become Gentoo developers.
That would probably solve our bugzilla issue.
>> Website & documentation - possibly for new users, some users may
>> choose to use trinity insted of kde4/gnome/*, and they will seek some
>> documentation, howtos. This could be possibly wiki.
>> Bugzilla - users should be able to report bugs, which may or may not
>> be upstream bugs. It would be easier if we could track them in better
>> way than remembergin status for each one of them
>> Mailing list - Gentoo-desktop is great, but I'm afraid that we would
>> create too much noise on official mailing list.
>> These are only suggestions, but I think they are good ones. If we
>> decide to implement them, I can host (and possibly maintain) at least
>> wiki & bugzilla. I don't have a mail server running, but mailing list
>> should not be a problem too. However, I don't have experience in
>> maintaining bugzillas and mailing lists, so some more experienced
>> developer may be able to be more efficient.
>> Regards Ladislav Laska
>> S pozdravem Ladislav Laska
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