2013-11-14

Meeting information

Meeting summary

Items carried on

The discussion about "Items carried on" started at 15:56.

  • Open action items from previous meeting (15:56)

    • ACTION: knome to prepare the website for the desktop of the week

    • ACTION: micahg to talk to barry about python2.7/3 situation

    • ACTION: micahg to upload whiskermenu to xfce PPAs

  • Approve or decline specifications on the Roadmap (15:57)

    • LINK: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Xubuntu/Roadmap

    • ACTION: knome will create the blueprints today and contact assignees on filling in work items

    • development (read: new feature drop-in) items have been approved already
    • Vote: approve knome's voting mechanism? (Carried)

    • Vote: Increase the amount of developers/uploaders (Carried)

    • Vote: Create a new installable "xubuntu-core" metapackage (Carried)

    • Vote: *INCLUDE* xfce4-whiskermenu-plugin? (Carried)

    • since the voting wasn't all-clear, the team should follow on the progress and proposal by ochosi, but basically approved if it's a sane proposal
    • LINK: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Xubuntu/Roadmap/Specifications/Trusty/Whiskermenu

    • LINK: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Xubuntu/Roadmap/Specifications/Trusty/Whiskermenu

    • Vote: Community wallpapers package (Carried)

    • Vote: Improve reporting (weekly reports) (voting +1 means you're committed to work gathering the reports as well!) (Carried)

    • Vote: Investigate xfce4-power-manager-plugins for inclusion (Denied)

    • Vote: Investigate qpaeq a system wide pulseaudio equalizer (Denied)

    • Vote: (Do we want to:) See/ask if we can apply GRUB_DISTRIBUTOR=Xubuntu ? (Carried)

    • ACTION: knome to tweak the roadmap after the meeting

  • Strategy Document reviewing (16:26)

    • postpone

Announcements

The discussion about "Announcements" started at 16:26.

  • Ubuntu Developer Summit will run November 19-21, agenda at http://summit.ubuntu.com/uds-1311/

  • ACTION: team to see the uds schedule and see if they want to participate in sessions

  • Community: Elizabeth and Elfy are elected as members of the Community Council
  • Development: screen-locking update for 14.04 (16:29)

    • version 1.1.0 of light-locker features time-based locking
    • ochosi also patched lightdm-gtk-greeter to blank the screen when light-locker locks the session
    • for people who want to test this: use the daily PPAs of light-locker and lightdm-gtk-greeter
    • LINK: https://launchpad.net/~light-locker/+archive/daily

    • everyone - please give enough time to plan testing
    • LINK: https://launchpad.net/~lightdm-gtk-greeter-team/+archive/daily

    • after upgrading these two components, the screen will automatically be locked after the timeout set in X11 (can be controlled via "xset s $timeout")
    • if you need help or run into problems, feel free to ping ochosi
    • uninstall xscreensaver in case you want to test this

Team updates

The discussion about "Team updates" started at 16:34.

  • Noskcaj has been helping to whip catfish into shape, cleaning up the packaging, the code, and even adding a manpage
  • knome and Unit193 have been looking at translating the docs
  • File a bug against xubuntu-docs to suggest documentation enhancements for the Trusty Tahr cycle
  • QA is mostly planned for the cycle - should be plenty of room for manoeuvre for new things
  • ochosi and bluesabre have been working on upgrading parole, new plugin coming soon for mpris Smile :)

  • QA mailings have started
  • and hopefully fixed packaging for parole's plugins Smile :)

  • QA blogs waiting for the website
  • ACTION: xubuntu-website and knome to look at the QA articles drafted in xubuntu.org

New and emerging items

The discussion about "New and emerging items" started at 16:38.

  • QA mailings (16:38)

    • ACTION: team to be more responsive on mails on -devel

  • Review minimum system requirements (16:46)

  • xubuntu-core discussion (16:54)

    • ACTION: team to work with Unit193 to progress with the -core meta

    • ACTION: knome to look into the docs SRU problem

Vote results

  • Investigate qpaeq a system wide pulseaudio equalizer
    • Motion denied (For/Against/Abstained 1/4/3)
  • Create a new installable "xubuntu-core" metapackage
    • Motion carried (For/Against/Abstained 8/0/0)
  • Investigate xfce4-power-manager-plugins for inclusion
    • Motion denied (For/Against/Abstained 0/1/7)
  • Improve reporting (weekly reports) (voting +1 means you're committed to work gathering the reports as well!)
    • Motion carried (For/Against/Abstained 6/0/2)
  • *INCLUDE* xfce4-whiskermenu-plugin?
    • Motion carried (For/Against/Abstained 5/1/2)
  • (Do we want to:) See/ask if we can apply GRUB_DISTRIBUTOR=Xubuntu ?
    • Deadlock (For/Against/Abstained 4/0/4)
  • Community wallpapers package
    • Motion carried (For/Against/Abstained 8/0/0)
  • Increase the amount of developers/uploaders
    • Motion carried (For/Against/Abstained 8/0/0)
  • approve knome's voting mechanism?
    • Motion carried (For/Against/Abstained 6/0/0)

Action items, by person

  • knome
    • knome to prepare the website for the desktop of the week
    • knome will create the blueprints today and contact assignees on filling in work items
    • knome to tweak the roadmap after the meeting
    • xubuntu-website and knome to look at the QA articles drafted in xubuntu.org
    • knome to look into the docs SRU problem
  • micahg
    • micahg to talk to barry about python2.7/3 situation
    • micahg to upload whiskermenu to xfce PPAs
  • team
    • team to see the uds schedule and see if they want to participate in sessions
    • team to be more responsive on mails on -devel
    • team to set "recommended system resources" in stone
    • team to work with Unit193 to progress with the -core meta
  • Unit193
    • Unit193 to stop hiding
    • team to work with Unit193 to progress with the -core meta
  • xubuntu-website
    • xubuntu-website and knome to look at the QA articles drafted in xubuntu.org
    • xubuntu-website to update website with "recommended system resources"

People present (lines said)

  • knome (219)
  • meetingology (140)
  • ochosi (73)
  • elfy (49)
  • GridCube (41)

  • bluesabre (34)
  • skellat (30)
  • pleia2 (17)
  • Unit193 (12)
  • jjfrv8 (12)
  • ali1234 (2)
  • ted (2)

  • ubottu (2)
  • slickymaster (2)
  • team (0)
  • mr_pouit (0)
  • micahg (0)
  • xubuntu-website (0)

Xubuntu/Meetings/Archive/Minutes/2013-11-14 (last edited 2013-11-14 17:11:57 by knome)