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Re: Goals


I have tested in 32bit Ubuntu 10.04 LTS Lucid and I got the same Error.


On Tue, Sep 28, 2010 at 10:10 PM, mac9416 <mac9416@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Another item that needs attention is a bug RSK and I have found
> testing 1.0. When loading index files, Unwrapt sometimes throws
> "IOError:Not a gzipped file". By adding a print statement, I found
> that it was always a Medibuntu index file causing the error.
> Interestingly, I could open the index file with an archive app just
> fine.
> Another thing: this error only occurs on my 64-bit Studio Edition
> desktop; not my 32-bit Lubuntu laptop. I'll test on another 32-bit
> machine and see what happens.
> I may have time to look into this myself eventually, but I wanted to
> give y'all the opportunity to beat me to it.  :-)
> On Mon, Sep 27, 2010 at 9:49 PM, mac9416 <mac9416@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > Fellow Keryx Developers,
> >
> > I apologize that Keryx development has been slow in the past month or
> > so. My unpredictable schedule has made it difficult for me to code and
> > to coordinate others' development efforts.
> >
> > We need to get development back on track, and I think one of the most
> > important things we need to do is to have a clear set of goals. We
> > currently have three active developers (myself, RSK, and jacseen) who
> > I think are able to code but need to know what to do.
> >
> > In the recent past, we have discussed goals at the weekly IRC
> > development meetings. But with everyone's hectic schedules, it has
> > become difficult for everyone to attend. As such, we need to demote
> > the development meetings to a time when we can discuss in real-time
> > what is difficult to convey via email. Most discussion about
> > development should be conducted on the mailing list.
> >
> > Let me go ahead and set a couple of short-term goals for 1.0 development:
> >  * Add download progress tab to interface -- at first, this just needs
> > to be something simple to show that index files are being downloaded.
> > This is a big chore and will require collaboration.
> >  * Test Unwrapt and make sure that packages get marked to be
> > downloaded when out-of-date -- I suspect that Unwrapt is refusing to
> > mark them since their status is "installed ok installed".
> >
> > Please reply to this email if you have a question about, just want to
> > discuss, or want to suggest a new goal. Let's put this mailing list to
> > use!  :-)
> >
> > -mac9416
> >

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