[Kde-hardware-devel] Solid Meeting

Will Stephenson wstephenson at kde.org
Mon Mar 29 09:50:22 CEST 2010

On Saturday 27 March 2010 12:31:10 Kevin Ottens wrote:
> On Thursday 25 February 2010 19:48:32 Dario Freddi wrote:
> > During Tokamak's Bof, the idea of having a Solid meeting popped up and
> > was quite widely accepted. The topics of the meeting would be the future
> > of Solid, finalizing the work on the new backend infrastructure - even
> > if Kevin and Friedrich just have been a bit too fast :) - and hacking
> > away.
> > 
> > The dates proposed were for the last 2 weeks of May, and Kevin proposed
> > Oslo as a location, for obvious reasons.
> OK, I've been slow jumping in this thread, sorry about that.
> From replies in this thread, I think that May is not a good match because
> of people being unavailable. And when you think about it, June is cutting
> it fairly close to Akademy.
> What about aiming for having a solid room/BoFs during akademy hackathon and
> an additional sprint late 2010/early 2011 instead?
> I think late 2010 would even be a better bet, with Tokamak being generally
> early in the year and obviously having some key metalworkers as we noticed,
> that'd mean we could schedule for meeting three times a year:
>  - First quarter during Tokamak a small set of metalworkers to do a check
> up on how it's going on regarding our plans;
>  - Summertime during Akademy mostly for planning the coming year until next
> Akademy, and starting to hack in the right direction;
>  - Last quarter a Solid sprint to furiously hack away, refine our plans and
> make good progresses with them.
> I guess that'd be the best use of the KDE calendar. This year is a bit
> special as we bootstrapped that and we kind of made plans during Tokamak,
> which is probably fine as it's still not very refined yet and that's
> something we could aim at if most of us attend Akademy.
> Any opinions?

It sounds good to me.  With KDE SC's 6 month release schedule, one big hack 
meeting should give 1 release with big new stuff and the other release for  

And this year, the timing suits my personal commitments.


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