[CentOS-devel] RFC: Alternative Desktop SIG

Jim Perrin jperrin at centos.org
Thu Mar 20 12:56:01 UTC 2014



On 03/19/2014 07:18 PM, Stephen John Smoogen wrote:
> On 19 March 2014 17:09, Jim Perrin <jperrin at centos.org> wrote:
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>> On 03/14/2014 05:44 PM, Stephen John Smoogen wrote:
>>> On 14 March 2014 14:49, Jim Perrin <jperrin at centos.org> wrote:
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> <much trim>
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>>> That was something that I figured would also need to be planned for.
>> Where
>>> do these packages live? Who is caring for them? My initial viewpoint is
>>> that it would be nice if the people on a desktop were co-maintainers on
>> the
>>> package set if it were in EPEL.
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>> I proposed exactly this with the fedora maintainer of MATE. He's agreed
>> and tagged it appropriately. It's working its way through the EPEL build
>> system now.
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> <so snipped>
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>> So lets do a bit of the groundwork so that we can take this SIG to the
>> board for vote/approval. Who else has the time and desire to contribute
>> to this SIG?
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> I do. What else needs to be done to make a formal SIG?


At this point, people who will take ownership of it. 2-3 people with the
time it takes to pull this off. Board members can act as mentors to
provide guidance or help, but not 'own' it.

Given there were several folks responding to this thread, I don't think
that would be an issue.




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