Subject: Re: Need volunteers to coordinate extra apps release for GNOME 1.4
From: sam th (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Tue Sep 26 2000 - 00:25:53 CDT
On Tue, 26 Sep 2000, Martin Sevior wrote:
> On 22 Sep 2000, Maciej Stachowiak wrote:
> > Hi guys,
> > A bunch of use (including me and Jacob and the steering committee)
> > discussed the idea of having an extra apps distribution for GNOME
> > 1.4. While GNOME 1.4 would be kept to the core desktop and development
> > platform, this extra distribution would contain other useful apps,
> > things like Gabber or Gnumeric or Dia or GnuCash, and also deprecated
> > but still supported things like gmc or gnome-pim. These applications
> > will be certified as reasonably useful, and tested with 1.4.
> > I would like 1 or 2 (or maybe 3 if you can work very well together)
> > volunteers to coordinate this extra apps release. Jacob and I, as
> > GNOME 1.4 release coordinators, will provide whoever volunteers with
> > advice and help coordinate this with the 1.4 schedule.
> > The extra apps distribution could go out right with GNOME 1.4, or a
> > little bit after. It's important not to jump just any app in here by
> > the way; including the whole GNOME Software Map probably wouldn't work
> > out so well. The focus should be on apps that are stable and tested
> > with 1.4. Also, apps that integrate well with GNOME and are not just
> > straight Gtk+ should be favored.
> > If you'd like to volunteer, please send me mail, I'll present the
> > candidates to the steering committee, and we will pick someone
> > (assuming there is more than one candidate :-). If you want to do it
> > as team of more than one, please send mail as a team.
> On behalf of the abiword team I volenteer to coordinate an Abiword release
> to be included with the extras release of gnome 1.4.
I'm also willing to work on this. I'm back at school, so I have a fast
internet connection and more free time, so I'll be able to hack lots more
Martin, what do you think of my binary proposal?
And what's the Gnome 1.4 timeframe?
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