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Old 06-18-2010, 02:43 PM
Ralph Janke
Default Please do not tell people interested in working on Qt/KDE?apps?in Universe #ubuntu-motu is the wrong channel

On 06/18/2010 09:46 AM, Michael Bienia wrote:
> On 2010-06-18 09:07:36 -0400, Scott Kitterman wrote:
>> I looked it up and it was
>> https://wiki.ubuntu.com/ChristianMangold/MOTUDeveloperApplication
>> http://irclogs.ubuntu.com/2010/04/27/%23ubuntu-meeting.html
>> Specifically, he was told by a DMB member that MOTU is for generalists and he
>> should apply to kubuntu-dev instead. This is exactly what lead to the move to
>> create a separate package set for Qt/KDE Universe packages. Since it appeared
>> at the time that working on those packages was not considered appropriate
>> experience for MOTU, the only way to gain upload rights (short of kubuntu-dev,
>> which being at the core of a distro has more requirements than MOTU) for those
>> packages would be to split them out.
>> I was against it at the time, but now I'm not so sure. There are multiple
>> people who work on Qt/KDE stuff who see a problem, but no one else does. It
>> may be that the only solution is to just split them out.
> Re-reading this again, I seem to have an misunderstanding what the kubuntu
> package set really is and where its "limits" are (is there some verbal
> description of it (and the other package sets too)?). From a look at the
> related packages on Christian's LP page I assumed that most of them
> belong to the kubuntu package set. Isn't this the case? Given that we
> all are pretty new to delegated teams, I see it appropiate to ask if an
> other delegated team suites one owns interests better. Provided that the
> understanding of the purpose of a package set and the packages the
> applicant prefers to work on matches.
> To get to a better common understanding: is someone working mostly on
> KDE packages better suited for MOTU or kubuntu-dev? And where would you
> draw the line?
> Michael
As far as I understand, kubuntu-dev only gives access to Kubuntu
packages in main, there is no separate package set for Kubuntu
packages in universe, nor would a kubuntu-dev have access to these
packages in universe without being MOTU.


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