[CentOS-devel] Re: Volunteering for CentOS

Wed May 28 17:17:54 UTC 2008
Jordan Evans <jordanevans19 at gmail.com>

On Wed, May 28, 2008 at 6:41 PM, Daniel de Kok <me at danieldk.org> wrote:

> Hi Jordan,
> On Wed, May 28, 2008 at 12:58 AM, Jordan Evans <jordanevans19 at gmail.com>
> wrote:
> >     I took a look at the various projects and the ToDo list, the project
> > that interested me Pandora, although I would have to brush up on my
> python
> > ;).
> I could use help there, since I am pretty much stuck in the
> thesis/work realm ;). To get started, you'd need some experience with
> Python and the Django web framework (which is fairly easy to learn).
> There are still many things that need to be done. From the top of my
> head, the most urgent things:
> - Get up a demo of the current development snapshot.
> - Store all Changelog entries for one changelog together in one
> record. Now there is a separate table with all the individual entries,
> which is slow ;).
> - Add RSS feeds.
> - Use a different non-python metadata parser. Maybe the yum C metadata
> parser can be used or reused (IIRC it can't be used as-is, because
> we're interested in all package versions for Pandora, not just the
> latest).
> The first three should all be relatively easy to do. If you'd like to
> work on one or more of these items, let us know. diffs against the
> tree are welcome on this list (so that they don't get lost, and can
> get peer-review).
> Take care,
> Daniel
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After I brush up on my python and learn the Django web framework, I would
like to try to get a demo working and get the changelog thing sorted out,
but that won't be for a couple days.

Ubuntu, an African word meaning Slackware is too hard for me
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