[Pkg-ime-devel] Invitation and roll call: Debian IME Packaging Team (Call for help)
anthony.wong at ubuntu.com
Mon Jun 3 21:08:38 UTC 2013
I just joined the team and is working on ibus-cangjie (not there yet
actually as I am still working on the supporting libraries).
My account is:
On 2 June 2013 22:23, Osamu Aoki <osamu at debian.org> wrote:
> Resending just to ML since the original message was blocked (Too many
> Excuse me sending to many people as CC.
> Please reply to the ML only. It can be joined/viewed at:
> During the wheezy cycle, we at Debian "IME Packaging Team" were
> under-powered although we have 30 people listed. We maintain many
> packages as the team upload.
> I see it will be more challenging for Jessie since GNOME and ibus are
> making non-compatible changes which sometimes breaks other tool chains
> such as fcitx and SCIM. (Good news is the new SCIM seems to be bumped
> to use C library calls like the old scim-bridge. So no more C++ ABI
> problems. I may be wrong here but is SUSE using SCIM as the main IM and
> updating it?)
> So I am sending invitation to join "IME Packaging Team" to people posted
> messages on our ML etc. and also making a roll call to confirm active
> status of the existing members to help our mutual work better. (Please
> forward this message to anyone interested.)
> If you wish to join, please get alioth.debian.org account and request via
> web interface at alioth and also send your message to the mailing list.
> http://wiki.debian.org/Alioth (general guide for alioth
> https://alioth.debian.org/projects/pkg-ime/ (click near the right
> bottom corner)
> If you wish to your confirm active status of the IME packaging team
> membership, please respond to the ML address
> pkg-ime-devel at lists.alioth.debian.org by the 2nd of August, 2013. (If
> you indicate which packages you are focusing, that will be nice too.)
> The requirements to the members are the following (This is based on
> the de facto practice and only an tentative one. If you have opinion,
> please let us know.):
> * interested in maintaining the good IME packages on Debian.
> (No need to have packages)
> * abide by the "Debian Social Contract".
> * willing to work with other people on the IME packaging team.
> * communicate publically on this ML or BTS of packages. (Along with
> the social contract #3: "We will not hide problems")
> * use alioth VCS (mainly git with git-buildpackge style master +
> upstream + pristine-tar branches) archive with collab-maint, if
> possible. (Not to use package or group specific section of VCS
> system to ease migration between maintainers.)
> If I do not receive reply by 2nd of August, 2013, I will deactivate
> account. This does not mean it is the end of the world. If you send
> mail to this mailing list, and indicate your willingness to abide by the
> IME packaging team rules such as one mentioned above, we are open to
> reactivate you. After all, it is only the UNIX group membership, not
> much impact to what you can. This is mainly to account for active
> members to whom we can seek help. Your access to collab-maint is a bit
> more open anyway. But this should make it easier to other new people to
> become the lead package maintainer.
> (How-to's on collab-maint join requests on Alioth:
> IME packaging members:
> Pkg-ime-devel mailing list
> Pkg-ime-devel at lists.alioth.debian.org
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