[kde-edu]: Planning a KDE-Edu meeting in Paris to shape KDE-Edu 4.1

Benoît Jacob jacob at math.jussieu.fr
Thu Sep 20 10:54:19 CEST 2007

This is great news! I hope many people can come.

Among other things I'd like to work with maintainers of scientific apps 
(Step,KAlgebra,Kig,Kalzium,KStars...) and see what we can do for 4.1.

I'd also like to do some intensive debugging, and especially valgrind-ing to 
make sure we ship KDE-Edu 4.0 free of memleaks and other memory bugs. I know 
we did this a while ago for Kalzium with Carsten and Pino and it was very 

Most importantly I'm looking forward to meet my fellow KDE-Edu hackers in 


On Thursday 20 September 2007 12:34:43 Anne-Marie Mahfouf wrote:
> Hi Edu people,
> I am organizing a KDE-Edu meeting in Paris and Mandriva agreed to let us
> use their premises for a week-end!
> The date I have in mind would be 1st - 2nd December, with an arrival on
> Friday 30th November to get a good start at 9:00 am on Saturday. Friday
> evening would allow us to meet each other.
> This is flexible of course, end of November and January being also other
> possibilities. I have to rule out later in December for myself for my
> mother's duty!
> Let's start a quick poll on:
> http://wiki.30doradus.org/index.php/Availability_and_proposed_dates
> Objectives
> ---------------
> - Preparation of KDE-Edu 4.1: what to include, what to improve...
> Work in small groups and a group brainstorm session.
> - Debugging of current version, roadmap for 4.0.X versions
> - Some people to work on the website ?
> http://wiki.30doradus.org/index.php/Agenda
> This agenda is of course very open. It would be very nice if new programs
> developers can come (Vladimir for Step, Arnold for KVerbos,
> KMathTools??? ...)
> On the practical side: I asked eV to fund the week-end but I did not get
> any answer yet. I don't think there will be any problem though but if any
> of you can come with a sponsor (for food for example), that would be
> welcome. Your trip and lodging will be totally paid for!
> As you know, Free Educational Software is now one of the hottest area in
> Free Software. It's important to deliver as good tools as we can and to
> make them known. Frederik with KVocTrain/now Parley already got an online
> interview, this is very good! Also don't forget Windows, we have another
> user base just waiting for us! It's important to work as a team and meeting
> in real is really productive.
> These are only ideas, please feel free to suggest anything, I'm not your
> boss, just the coordinator! ;-)
> Thanks to everyone working on KDE-Edu and making it fun to work on!
> Anne-Marie
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