Re: Need volunteers to coordinate extra apps release for GNOME 1.4

On 22 Sep 2000, Maciej Stachowiak wrote:

> Hi guys,
> A bunch of use (including me and Jacob and the steering committee)
> discussed the idea of having an extra apps distribution for GNOME
> 1.4. While GNOME 1.4 would be kept to the core desktop and development
> platform, this extra distribution would contain other useful apps,
> things like Gabber or Gnumeric or Dia or GnuCash, and also deprecated
> but still supported things like gmc or gnome-pim. These applications
> will be certified as reasonably useful, and tested with 1.4.
> I would like 1 or 2 (or maybe 3 if you can work very well together)
> volunteers to coordinate this extra apps release. Jacob and I, as
> GNOME 1.4 release coordinators, will provide whoever volunteers with
> advice and help coordinate this with the 1.4 schedule.
> The extra apps distribution could go out right with GNOME 1.4, or a
> little bit after. It's important not to jump just any app in here by
> the way; including the whole GNOME Software Map probably wouldn't work
> out so well. The focus should be on apps that are stable and tested
> with 1.4. Also, apps that integrate well with GNOME and are not just
> straight Gtk+ should be favored.


> If you'd like to volunteer, please send me mail, I'll present the
> candidates to the steering committee, and we will pick someone
> (assuming there is more than one candidate :-). If you want to do it
> as team of more than one, please send mail as a team.

On behalf of the abiword team I volenteer to coordinate an Abiword release
to be included with the extras release of gnome 1.4.


Martin Sevior

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