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Re: Goals


Good news: I found and fixed the bug that caused upgradeable packages
not to be marked for installation.

I still haven't taken a shot at the Gzip errors or the Download Progress Tab.

On Tue, Sep 28, 2010 at 12:11 PM, Senthil Kumar_Rsk
<webrsk.ideas@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> I have tested in 32bit Ubuntu 10.04 LTS Lucid and I got the same Error.
> Thanks,
> 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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