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From Simon Pepping <spepp...@leverkruid.eu>
Subject Re: Team days [was: Re: Status report for August 2009]
Date Mon, 10 Aug 2009 18:53:29 GMT
On Sun, Aug 09, 2009 at 11:44:00AM +0200, Jeremias Maerki wrote:
> Maybe we also have to revisit our rule (from back when XML Graphics was
> formed) that FOP committers shouldn't mess around in Batik's repository
> and vice-versa. We have separate committer sets today (although these
> are likely to be merged automatically when the LDAP authentication goes
> live for Subversion access). The subprojects might be able to help each
> other out especially when a contributor has already invested a lot of
> time reviewing patches.

Who else than you is familiar enough with Batiks's code base, or at
least some parts of it, to review and commit patches?

> Some other random ideas:
> - Plan an XML Graphics get-together (2-3 days) of intensive discussion,
> patch processing, other hacking and eating and drinking. If there's
> enough interest (min. 4-5 people, committers and contributors welcome),
> I'm certain I can put something together here in Lucerne.
> - Plan virtual XML Graphics days (2 or 3 times a year) where we hook
> together for a few hours to go over patches and other high-priority
> issues.

These plans sound good. Contact may invigorate a team. From the
ApacheCon hackatons I know that it can be inspirational to work
together. NW-Europe is indeed a reasonable place for most people. The
virtual plan is more easily achieved.


Simon Pepping
home page: http://www.leverkruid.eu

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