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Re: Contributing to solve the problems of installing zim on MacOS


I understand. Unfortunately I do not qualify for taking the lead. I
could help with testing
and even with packaging if someone instructs me on what to do and how
to do it, but we still need
a volunteer with some knowledge and experience on the MacOS. I'm just
a user, can compile etc, but just
follwing directions.
May be we should put a prominent notice on the web page with the
profiles of the required volunteers
(MacOS packaging, Android version etc)


On Tue, Apr 5, 2016 at 10:48 AM, Jaap Karssenberg
<jaap.karssenberg@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Hi Agustin,
> Afraid that even if I had access to a Mac I simply do not have the time to
> work on more topics then I'm doing now. Instead I trying very hard to limit
> myself to making the core functionality.
> Getting a more stable install for Mac would require a volunteer who has some
> experience with Mac to create and maintain the install. By comparison the
> windows installer is done by Brendan, and linux packages are also maintained
> by different volunteers, so none of the install packages are made directly
> by me.
> Same discussion as with the whole idea of an android app, zim needs more
> volunteers rather than more money.
> Regards,
> Jaap
> On Tue, Apr 5, 2016 at 9:03 AM, Agustin Lobo <aloboaleu@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> Installing and using zim on MacOS has some minor problems
>> that, having a Mac among the machines in which I use zim through dropbox,
>> I would like to see solved. In particular, I would like to have a
>> simple and smooth installation.
>> I'm often backwards on my zim version on Mac just because I worry of
>> having probelms
>> and not getting the newer version to work.
>> I've sometimes read that the main reason for these minor problems is that
>> Jaap
>> has no access to a Mac machine to just tune the zim installation for
>> MacOS.
>> If this is really the problem, I propose that Mac users contribute to pay
>> for
>> renting a Mac for Jaap (or for whoever could do the job) whenever it
>> were needed.
>> Is this an option? Personally I would be ready to contribute as of now.
>> Regards,
>> Agus
>> --
>> Agustin Lobo
>> aloboaleu@xxxxxxxxx
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Agustin Lobo