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12 March 2010 @ 04:49 pm
The Debian/GNOME bug weekend  

Do you like Debian? Do you like GNOME? Are you free on February 27-28?

If so, please reserve your week-end, because you are going to help us do a massive cleanup in the insane amount of bugs submitted against GNOME packages.

You don’t need any special skills. Just join on #debian-gnome and we’ll provide all the guidance you need.

Ultimately, the goal is to have, at the end of that week-end, all bugs against GNOME packages in one of those states:

  • closed
  • forwarded upstream
  • having a fix ready to upload
  • waiting for more information from the submitter

After this, maybe the BTS can become useful again for the GNOME team.

 
 
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stefano.zacchiroli.myopenid.com on February 12th, 2010 07:10 pm (UTC)
how about posting it to d-d-a?
Heya, very cool initiative, thanks for it!

How about posting an announcement of it on d-d-a, I think it deserves the largest audience possible.
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(Anonymous) on February 12th, 2010 09:51 pm (UTC)
The Debian/GNOME bug weekend
Could you please be a little more specific as to how and where we join "#debian-gnome"? Thank you!
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np237np237 on February 12th, 2010 11:38 pm (UTC)
Re: The Debian/GNOME bug weekend
Clicking on the link should be enough if you have already an IRC client installed.
Otherwise, install xchat-gnome, connect to the OFTC network and select the #debian-gnome channel.
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(Anonymous) on February 13th, 2010 04:33 am (UTC)
More advertising!
Please get this advertised on LWN, Planet GNOME and Planet Ubuntu!
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(Anonymous) on February 24th, 2010 02:30 pm (UTC)
The Debian/GNOME bug weekend
Unfortunately I won't have time to help, because fortunately I'll be on ski vacation. :)
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