[Pkg-ime-devel] Invitation and roll call: Debian IME Packaging Team (Call for help)

Anthony Wong anthony.wong at ubuntu.com
Mon Jun 3 21:08:38 UTC 2013

Hi Osamu,

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
> CCEd.)
> --------------------------
> Hi,
>         Excuse me sending to many people as CC.
>   Please reply to the ML only.  It can be joined/viewed at:
>     https://alioth.debian.org/mail/?group_id=30337
> 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.
> http://qa.debian.org/developer.php?login=pkg-ime-devel@lists.alioth.debian.org
> 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
> its
> web interface at alioth and also send your message to the mailing list.
>   http://wiki.debian.org/Alioth                 (general guide for alioth
> system)
>   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:
>  https://lists.debian.org/debian-devel-announce/2012/01/msg00006.html)
> Regards,
> Osamu
> =========================
> IME packaging members:
>     https://alioth.debian.org/users/ajqlee/
>     https://alioth.debian.org/users/aron/
>     https://alioth.debian.org/users/asias/
>     https://alioth.debian.org/users/chenyueg-guest/
>     https://alioth.debian.org/users/cwryu/
>     https://alioth.debian.org/users/daiki-guest/
>     https://alioth.debian.org/users/fqj1994-guest/
>     https://alioth.debian.org/users/ikuya-guest/
>     https://alioth.debian.org/users/johnkn63-guest/
>     https://alioth.debian.org/users/koster/
>     https://alioth.debian.org/users/leggewie-guest/
>     https://alioth.debian.org/users/lewtds-guest/
>     https://alioth.debian.org/users/liangguo-guest/
>     https://alioth.debian.org/users/lidaobing/
>     https://alioth.debian.org/users/medicalwei-guest/
>     https://alioth.debian.org/users/mh/
>     https://alioth.debian.org/users/minghua-guest/
>     https://alioth.debian.org/users/omote/
>     https://alioth.debian.org/users/osamu/
>     https://alioth.debian.org/users/pravi-guest/
>     https://alioth.debian.org/users/rogerso/
>     https://alioth.debian.org/users/sjr/
>     https://alioth.debian.org/users/thep/
>     https://alioth.debian.org/users/toni/
>     https://alioth.debian.org/users/tyuyu-guest/
>     https://alioth.debian.org/users/tzhuan-guest/
>     https://alioth.debian.org/users/wzssyqa-guest/
>     https://alioth.debian.org/users/ygh/
>     https://alioth.debian.org/users/yooseong/
>     https://alioth.debian.org/users/ypwong/
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