[Live-demo] Can we make a 3.0 LiveDVD release by March/April?

Alex Mandel tech_dev at wildintellect.com
Wed Jan 13 00:51:36 PST 2010

Cameron Shorter wrote:
> Live Demo builders,
> I'd like to gauge the level of time that people have available toward
> building our next release of the LiveDVD, and whether we have enough
> people to push through a release before the March/April conferences.
> According to our schedule at:
> http://spreadsheets.google.com/ccc?key=tMRaCwabv7SiIG3moHEfMrQ&hl=en_GB
> we have a bit over 2 weeks before we call a feature freeze.
> I have managed to build a release built upon Xubuntu 9.10, and there
> will be a lot less work to get things running that for our last release,
> but it will still be quite a bit of work.
> Who will have some time to help with the building of this release? In
> particular, we'll need:
> * Someone to create releases
> * People to run QA over all applications in the releases and check build
> logs etc
> * Go over the issues and close out or fix outstanding issues
> * Optional: Coordinate improved documentation
> * Optional: Clean up look and feel and improve usablity
> If you think you will have some time you can put toward this, can you
> please respond mentioning what you might be able to help out with.
> If we have a few people who will be available to help out, then I'll go
> to Project Leaders in a day or 2 and ask them to get their applications
> ready for the next LiveDVD release.

I will have time to build releases. I'm also planning on making sure
QGIS is up to date, adding OpenLayers as it's own app and finding a way
to enable multi-language support for the whole DVD.


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