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Re: Lubuntu development process documentation, etc.


2011/2/11 Jonathan Marsden <jmarsden@xxxxxxxxxxx>:
> On 02/11/2011 06:54 AM, Julien Lavergne wrote:
>> Well, the main problem now is to found developers, not organize the work :)
>> Actually, the development of LXDE is very quiet : one of the main dev
>> have quiet, pcman is busy, and other distro maintainers are also
>> quiet. I was not very active recently also.
> Yes and no.
> I think if the overall process is clear, perhaps I can pick up some
> bigfix and smaller tasks, and free you (and hopefully others!) to work
> on larger longer term development items.
> My sense is that there is some considerable value in taking care of the
> "small things" to make Lubuntu feel a bit more polished, easier to
> install and get started with, etc.  I'm not sure I am a good choice of
> dev to be making major enhancements to LXDE itself.  I am more of a
> command line network and server admin type of guy than a GUI expert.
> But my point is partly that if we want to attract developers, having a
> published way that we do things, and a set of TODO items, allows anyone
> interested to "get their feet wet" on smaller items, without a big
> investment of their time figuring out things that others *already*
> figured out :)

And to add some precisions, using Launchpad with bug reports is IMO
the most efficient way to work on small tasks. Adding more information
to the wiki should also help :)

Julien Lavergne