KDevelop maintainership

Aleix Pol aleixpol at kde.org
Mon Jul 5 13:17:15 UTC 2010

On Mon, Jul 5, 2010 at 2:34 PM, Andreas Pakulat <apaku at gmx.de> wrote:

> On 05.07.10 15:00:58, Alexander Dymo wrote:
> > Hey,
> > I'd like to bring this question to our attention one more time.
> > Andreas stepped down quite a long time ago and nobody stepped up and
> > we definitely need a maintainer (not just release coordinator, history
> > shows we as a team do benefit from having a strong and involved
> > maintainer).
> >
> > So, I'd like to propose this - like in KDevelop3 times, elect two
> maintainers:
> > * one person to do release management (boring stuff: release team
> > participation, packaging, bug management, writing stories, dot
> > articles, etc, etc.)
> > * another person to watch after technical things (fun stuff: watch
> > after code, api, architecture, do reviews, have a say when there's no
> > consensus during technical discussions)
> >
> > Amilcar and I managed to make 5 releases this way (from 3.1 to 3.5)
> > and I think that went quite well.
> >
> > What would you guys to say about electing:
> > * Milian for release coordinator
> > * Andreas for technical maintainer
> I'm sorry to say so, but I'm not up for that. I'm currently only using
> KDevelop when hacking on its source code, which means less than 5 hours a
> week and I don't think I should be judging on a codebase that I don't use
> myself.
> I'm still playing a bit with the core/ui split as I'm interested in that,
> but beyond that I don't have any plans to work on any kdevelop code in the
> short to mid term. (I'd love to implement a couple of features, but as I
> don't really use kdevelop myself I know I wouldn't ever be maintaining them
> properly)
> Andreas
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Given that Andreas is not really up for it, I'd like to help KDevelop with
the remaining co-maintainership. I've been involved with the team for quite
some time I think it could work if you are up for it.
During the next months I plan to spend quite a lot of time with KDevelop so
it makes sense to me, and I hope for you also.

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