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Re: Quickshot 2.0 - Creating a PPA
Can I also update the copyright, and the "readme.txt" file? I don't want to do anything I shouldn't.
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On Jun 10, 2013, at 7:42 AM, "Patrick Dickey" <pdickeybeta@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On the link that Hannie provides, if you follow through the thread (or
> read it in an email client), you'll see that Neil Tallim had offered to
> help out in what ways he could with getting it running. Maybe if we
> figure out what needs to be done to get it working on 13.10, we can ask
> Neil for suggestions on how to make it happen.
> I'll say that my Python experience has come from writing a couple of
> limited scripts and from reading through the special Python issues at
> Full Circle Magazine (plus their ongoing series on Python). That might
> be something to check out, if you want to learn it.
> Have a great day.:)
> On Mon, 2013-06-10 at 11:20 +0200, Hannie Dumoleyn wrote:
>> We discussed quickshot before. Here is a link to an email from Patrick
>> (with useful tips):
>> Op 10-06-13 07:04, Thomas Corwin schreef:
>>>> I'm slightly confused... quickshot is (or was) a "Quickly" app in
>>>> Python, not a C# app. See https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Quickly . Why start
>>>> over using a totally different language and ask for "project files"?
>>> I have more experience with C# than I do Python. And I'm sorry for using the term "project files". I am a .NET developer, and that is how we refer to the "source code" of our applications.
>>>> You can do a normal
>>>> bzr branch lp:quickshot
>>>> to get the current quickshot codebase (and all history of that codebase,
>>>> for the 7 months in 2010 it was under development). That should include
>>>> all the Ubuntu packaging files (under debian/ ) needed to build a
>>>> quickshot package from source using the usual Debian/Ubuntu packaging
>>> I forgot I could do that.. I never thought of it really. Haha. But I will do that once I fix my Ubuntu installation. (Windows 8 and Ubuntu do not go together well when you dual boot....)
>>>> What would you need "project files" (as in the ones used by MS
>>>> Visual Studio?) for? Or does (bzr branch lp:quickshot) provide what you
>>>> meant by "project files"?
>>> The bzr branch will provide the files I was looking for. Again, I shouldn't have used my usual terminology.
>>>> Wouldn't it make more sense to fix the existing quickshot app than to
>>>> start over in a new language (and development environment) entirely?
>>> More yes than no. Yes, because I will only have to fix the application, rather than start over, but No, because I am unfamiliar with Python. I will update the precious code that was written in Python, though.
>>>> Info on creating a PPA is at https://help.launchpad.net/Packaging/PPA
>>>> when you need it, by the way :)
>>> And thank you Jonathan! :) that's what I was looking for.
>>> Thomas Corwin
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