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Re: Full steam ahead!


The Quickshot server's functionally complete.

The client rewrite will be ready in time for September 10th, to
coincide with the writing freeze. We may have a functional prototype
ready this weekend.

-Neil Tallim

On 4 September 2010 06:59, Benjamin Humphrey <humphreybc@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Okay guys, typing this out rather quickly late on a Saturday night so bear
> with me if it doesn't make sense.
> Let's get shit going! We only have less than week till our intended writing
> freeze which doesn't give us much time to update the manual for Maverick!
> Now that we've had the Beta, user interface and feature freezes, we can be
> 99% sure a lot of the stuff will remain how it is, so let's get to work.
> Being the cool guy I am, I'm going to try to lead by example - tomorrow I'll
> pull the latest branch and start hacking away at each chapter.
> If someone could go through that pad (i've lost the link) of changes and
> report each one as a bug, targeted to maverick, that would be excellent.
> (Chris Woollard, Vish or nissh?) What else do we need to do.. here are some
> jobs. Claim them.
> Figure out who's still in the team and who's new to the team that have been
> contributing this cycle and update the credits list
> Add more entries to the glossary (nissh!)
> Merge the terminal / security chapters (Kevin, looking at you)
> Quickshot team - what's the story? When can we start screenshotting?
> Someone needs to figure out translations and give us a report on their
> status for Maverick
> Adnane has been working hard on the new Ubuntu Manual site which should be
> done in time for October 10 (yay!), also, Brett Alton offered his help, so
> he's going to work on the Quickshot site (double yay!)
> Thorsten - get to work on the title page, if we don't want a full revamp,
> perhaps it could simply "evolve" somewhat. Evolution over revolution, yes?
> When the writing freeze takes place we'll be doing mass crowd-source style
> editing again - Josh Holland and Daker, make sure that bug reporting form is
> working!
> Hate to sound bossy but we need to get a move on. I'll try to do the bulk of
> the writing changes and bug fixing in the text, if the team can take care of
> everything else around it.
> Go go go and thank you so much!
> --
> Benjamin Humphrey
> interesting.co.nz
> ohso.co
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