Akonadi Meeting: exception request. / Porting Status?

Jos Poortvliet jospoortvliet at gmail.com
Mon May 10 19:00:37 CEST 2010

On Mon, May 10, 2010 at 6:45 PM, Tom Albers <toma at kde.org> wrote:
> On Mon, 10 May 2010 18:11:24 +0200, Jos Poortvliet
> <jospoortvliet at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Mon, May 10, 2010 at 12:11 PM, Sebastian Kügler <sebas at kde.org>
> wrote:
>>> Hi PIMsters,
>> <snip>
>>> When would be a good moment to start testing KDE PIM 4.5? I've svn
>>> switched those
>>> modules to the 4.4 version until further notice when you guys began
>>> porting, but
>>> haven't seen any meaningful communication about stability and progress
>>> of this
>>> critical KDE SC component.
>> Yes, communication is lacking now. I'd love to see a little more
>> blogging and info for users, even a call for testing or help if there
>> are issues - let us know what is going on. Even if it's just a few
>> bullet points on a blog or a repost of an important mail to the pim
>> mailinglist... Doesn't have to be complicated.
>> And if there is or might be an issue, we should communicate it to our
>> users, rally some support in testing or even patches... You can't
>> expect 10 new developers in a week but by having regular updates
>> people will have more feeling with PIM and are more inclined to help
>> out.
>> If you need help with this, just let me know, the promo team is surely
>> willing to help but we need at least SOME input!
>> Cheers,
>> Jos
> Thanks Jos,
> I'ld love a dedicated promo/marketing dude that comes to every pim &
> akonadi meeting, blogs regular announcements and updates and tries to
> educate the developers. I've indicated that a couple of times here and
> there, but apart from some incidental help (which I appreciate), nothing
> structural has been done. And I think that is very needed.

Yes, and tbh I really remember someone stepping up to do that but I
don't remember who it was... I know, weak of me...

> Best,
> --
> Tom Albers
> KDE Developer
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