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Re: [gNewSense-users] PFV status of Packages/ MAIN.

From: Karl Goetz
Subject: Re: [gNewSense-users] PFV status of Packages/ MAIN.
Date: Mon, 11 Feb 2008 23:06:27 +1030

On Sun, 2008-02-10 at 14:59 +0000, Chris Andrew wrote:
> Ladies and gentlemen,
> Following some last minute work by Brian, and some good work this week
> from Marco, Lee and I I would like to announce the the gNS/Packages/
> MAIN repository [0], is now officially free (as defined by the FSF).

Congrats Chris and his team!
Now what will he email us about daily i wonder... ;)

> It's taken quite a bit of effort to get there, and the number of
> contributors is a little large to list here.  Needless to say, I'd
> like to thank all of those that helped in a small or large way, as any
> contribution is significant.
> Doing the weekly stats this evening will be a joy :-) !
> The Delta-H release (based on Ubuntu's Hardy Heron) is due in April,
> so we will need to work out a way to reduce the amount of duplicated
> work that we need to do on that release.  I filed a bug here [1], and
> any ideas on this would save us huge amounts of time.
> The kernel checking (KFV) [2] is now officially open, so if you would
> like to help-out, you'd be more than welcome to look at the _Drivers_
> area.  I want this to look like the PFV page, so if anyone can help
> with some formatting, that would be really helpful.
> There is a bit more involved in downloading the kernel for checking,
> but once downloaded, (in my opinion) the licences are easier. Feel
> free to edit the guide to downloading, so that it is even more
> helpful.
> Thanks again to all, this is a real milestone.
> Time for a celebratory bottle of cider! [3]
> [0]
> [1]
> [2]
> [3]
> Many thanks.
> Cheers,
> Chris.
Karl Goetz,
Debian user / Ubuntu contributor / gNewSense contributor

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