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|Fedora Projects Weekly Report : 06 Feb 2006|
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|Core||Extras||Ambassadors & Marketing||Documentation||Kadischi||L10N|
|Table of Contents|
- New packages added to Fedora Extras: bidiv, asa, xfce4-screenshooter-plugin, lagan, lacewing, smb4k, perl-Text-Unidecode, perl-DBD-CSV, perl-UNIVERSAL-isa, spicctrl, overgod, sblim-cmpi-base, fftw2, perl-Class-Loader, translate-toolkit, python-enchant, tog-pegasus, fonttools, perl-Crypt-DES, python-cheetah, ncarg, ruby-mysql, cpanspec, numpy, itcl, python-jsonpython-TestGears, freealut, libopensync-plugin-irmc, mediawiki
- Major Topics in this weeks FESCo meeting :
- EOL Policy for FE
- Encourage reviews
- Create Special Interest Groups
- Review days
- Broken Deps report
- FESCo membership
- More discussions on public lists
- Highlights from fedora-extras-list
- New tracker bugs for the use of ExcludeArchs in packages
- Request for Help: Writer(s) needed for Fedora Extras Weekly Reports
- Best way to help a maintainer?
- non building packages list
- ScriptletSnippets: desktop-database,mimeinfo
- FE package status Thu Feb 2 2006
- Povray, fedora extras and licensing
|Ambassadors & Marketing|
 Ambassadors & Marketing
- MikaelJacobsson joins as Swedish Ambassador
- PrudhviKrishna joins as Indian Ambassador
- PabloBarrera joins as ambassador from Argentina
- ThomasChung announces the FreeMedia project, and attempts to launch it along with FC5
- GregDeKoenigsberg announces the current schwag plan
 Event Notes
- TejasDinkar requests funding for travel to FUDConDelhi2006
- Aurelien Bompard announces the success of Fedora at Solutions Linux
- RahulSundaram attends GNUnify , although he is not speaking there
- Indian Ambassadors are prepared for FUDConDelhi2006
- Loads of Ownerless events!!!! Volunteer at FedoraEvents
- The Documentation Project infrastructure is now able to build RPM packages. The results are currently undergoing technical review, before FDP packages move in Fedora Extras.
- Work on migrating the translations infrastructure to the Fedora CVS is due to begin after the release of FC5 test3.
|Kadischi Weekly Report : 06 February 2006|
- Kadischi is working fine under Fedora Core 4. But officially, it hasn't yet been declared to be working under FC5 Test*. A lot of research and testing is being done by the contributors to make it possible. This Weekly Report of Kadischi describes the progress being made.
- This of course only applies to FC5 Test platform testers.
- JasperHartline's patch was accepted by upstream. This patch, included into anaconda-10.91.14-1, allows Kadischi to be used without patching Anaconda by users, and without the --livecd switch, eliminating the partitioning screens.
- There are still some broken elements in the post-install scripts of kadischi such as livecd-mkinitrd.sh, linking in the libsepol.so libselinux.so and libdl.so, plus switching /sbin/nash with losetup.
- The Development wiki page entails more information about Kadischi versus Fedora Core 5 Test *. I reminds that this page is a hard coding ground.
- Last week's meeting was mainly targeted to what contributors [are looking forward] with the Kadischi project.
- Last week's meeting also ensured progress among contributors . AndyBurns became Kadischi's CVS Maintainer.
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