Re: [gentoo-dev] Searching for a person who can advice me

2006-02-23 Thread George Prowse
Pick an area to help in and help with it (file bug reports, submit patches, comment on mailing lists). If people notice you are working well towards a specific area you are far more likely to be mentored. Ask this question to a developer in a few months time, one who you have a rapport with.

Re: [gentoo-dev] beep-media-player removal: 04/03/2006

2006-02-23 Thread George Prowse
No, BPMx and Audacious are two different thingshttp://audacious-media-player.org/FAQ#1.4On 22/02/06, Diego 'Flameeyes' Pettenò [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Wednesday 22 February 2006 19:34, Stephen P. Becker wrote: Ugh, it looks like this new 'BMPx' branch uses gstreamer. Is there no way to keep

Re: [gentoo-dev] New forums staffer: kernelsensei (Boris Fersing)

2006-02-23 Thread George Prowse
Oh no! Not kernelsensei!!!On 23/02/06, Boris Fersing [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: 2006/2/23, Peter Gordon [EMAIL PROTECTED]: On Tue, 2006-02-21 at 22:48 +0100, Wernfried Haas wrote: Boris is one of the people taking care of the French forum and now has joined the official Gentoo ranks. He writes

Re: [gentoo-dev] Gentoo-based sysadmin job

2006-02-28 Thread George Prowse
Would we be required to fix the mess left by the previous sys-admin? :pGeorgeOn 28/02/06, Rob Holland [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote:Hi peeps,LINX (http://www.linx.net ) are looking for a sys-admin with excellentGentoo knowledge. Hardened toolchain and/or grsec experience areconsidered a big plus.You

Re: [gentoo-dev] IMPORTANT: OSL outage

2006-03-13 Thread George Prowse
I cant pick up my -dev emails because of this outageGeorgeOn 13/03/06, Lars Weiler [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: * Wernfried Haas [EMAIL PROTECTED] [06/03/13 15:46 +0100]: On Mon, Mar 13, 2006 at 08:34:59AM -0600, Lance Albertson wrote: [..] the database server is not working (bugs/forums/etc). I

[gentoo-dev] Not offering help to certain parts of society

2006-04-01 Thread George Prowse
I have always respected Gentoo for it's ability to be completely helpful for people no matter what their circumstances but i fear we are pushing a secion of society away. We offer forums, mailing lists and the distribution itself in a variety of languages, we have attempted to port portage to

Re: [gentoo-dev] Heritage

2006-05-08 Thread George Prowse
On 08/05/06, Curtis Napier [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I've been around since the beginning and have fond memories of Larryjust like the rest of you. I wasn't planning on getting rid of him. In fact, I was planning on using him a little more for other things. Ialready used him for a custom error

Re: [gentoo-dev] Paludis and Profiles

2006-05-17 Thread George Prowse
Why risk anything by changing the tree to suit the package? It just seems like asking for trouble. The overlay ability is there for a reason. Paludis isn't being used and should be kept out of the sphere of users use until it is usable, wont break systems and is trustworthy enough to be near the

Re: [gentoo-dev] Paludis and Profiles

2006-05-17 Thread George Prowse
On 17/05/06, Stephen Bennett [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Wed, 17 May 2006 15:25:08 +0100George Prowse [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Why risk anything by changing the tree to suit the package?We're not risking anything, except upsetting a few people. We're not changing anything either, just adding a few

Re: [gentoo-dev] Paludis and Profiles

2006-05-17 Thread George Prowse
On 17/05/06, Stephen Bennett [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Wed, 17 May 2006 15:57:51 +0100George Prowse [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: So good working practice is to introduce a variable where breakages could come from two directions rather than stick with what works? Let the project mature before

Re: [gentoo-dev] Alternative Gentoo package managers discussion request (for the council)

2006-05-17 Thread George Prowse
On 18/05/06, Christel Dahlskjaer [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Thu, 2006-05-18 at 00:23 +0100, Christel Dahlskjaer wrote: On Wed, 2006-05-17 at 17:38 -0400, Mark Loeser wrote: As the latest long thread has shown, there seems to be a split (it is hard to tell exactly) on whether or not alternative

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: 259 paludis-profile messages. ENOUGH!

2006-05-18 Thread George Prowse
On 18/05/06, Chris White [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: -BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE-Hash: SHA1On Thu, 18 May 2006 17:08:17 -0400Peter [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Thu, 18 May 2006 22:01:42 +0100, Ciaran McCreesh wrote: Then learn how to use your mail client. And hey, look, by starting yet

Re: [gentoo-dev] Herds suck, fix them

2006-06-15 Thread George Prowse
On 15/06/06, Kevin F. Quinn [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Thu, 15 Jun 2006 00:31:41 -0400Alec Warner [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: So apparently they suck, anyone have a new shiny idea on how to group packages and maintaining developers? We could be boring and change herd to packagegroup.--Kevin F.

Re: [gentoo-dev] New Forums Staff : NeddySeagoon

2006-06-16 Thread George Prowse
On 15/06/06, Curtis Napier [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Shyam Mani wrote: Hi everyone, Please take a moment to welcome our latest addition to the Forums gang, Roy Bamford aka NeddySeagoon.Thanks for volunteering your time Roy, we will all benefit from your extensive knowledge and your patience with

Re: [gentoo-dev] GWN Comments

2006-06-19 Thread George Prowse
On 19/06/06, Tobias Klausmann [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi! On Mon, 19 Jun 2006, Caleb Tennis wrote: I'd like to propose some form of ability to post user comments to GWN stories. I suppose a full blown CMS system would work, but for the ease of time I'm suggesting that perhaps we open up a

Re: [gentoo-dev] SpanKY's Nominations for the Gentoo Council 2007

2006-07-04 Thread George Prowse
On 05/07/06, Curtis Napier [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Mike Frysinger wrote: On Saturday 01 July 2006 02:46, Mike Frysinger wrote: well it's about that time of the year ... time for nominating people for the next Gentoo Council i guess i'll start off some mass nominations of random

Re: [gentoo-dev] Off with your heads!

2006-07-09 Thread George Prowse
On 09/07/06, Daniel Gryniewicz [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Thu, 2006-07-06 at 20:46 -0600, Steve Dibb wrote: @devs, If your blog is being aggregated on Planet Gentoo / Universe, it's time to send us a copy of your smiling face. I'm putting out a request for some hackergotchis. Really,

Re: [gentoo-dev] Future developer

2006-07-15 Thread George Prowse
On 30/06/06, Paul de Vrieze [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I'm proud to announce the arival of a future developer. His name is Tom. He arived last monday on 10:22 am (UTC+02). I and my wife will take care of mentoring him to full developership ;-). In the meantime, he's got his own album on

Re: [gentoo-dev] Funding from Gentoo UK 2006 event

2006-07-25 Thread George Prowse
On 25/07/06, Wernfried Haas [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Tue, Jul 25, 2006 at 05:34:31PM +0100, Stuart Herbert wrote: Dunno about other folks, but I'd be very happy to see us return to the Resource Centre once more. I thought that it worked well as a venue, and that London is the right place

Re: [gentoo-dev] Funding from Gentoo UK 2006 event

2006-07-26 Thread George Prowse
On 25/07/06, Wernfried Haas [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Tue, Jul 25, 2006 at 10:04:17AM -0700, Joshua Jackson wrote: hmm, that returned nothing *hides the cash in my pocket* guess you didn't define the project, and your loss is my gain ;) Ooops - well, just don't spend it all at once.

Re: [gentoo-dev] New(-ish) developer - Elfyn McBratney

2006-08-07 Thread George Prowse
On 07/08/06, Christel Dahlskjaer [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: It is my pleasure to introduce to you... the artist formerly known as... beu! Many will know Elfyn from his previous stint as a Gentoo developer. This time around, we have a understanding.. the sort that involves sleeping with fish and

Re: [gentoo-dev] New Forums Staff : jmbsvicetto

2006-08-20 Thread George Prowse
On 20/08/06, Mark Kowarsky [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Please welcome our latest forums staff, Jorge Vicetto aka jmbsvicetto. /me hugs Jorge. Glad to have you on board. Mark grinAll we need now is to find out how to pronounce your name /grin George -- gentoo-dev@gentoo.org mailing list

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: Why you use Gentoo

2006-09-10 Thread George Prowse
On 10/09/06, Ryan Hill [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: So, wondering why people use Gentoo. Put [dev] or something if you're an actual gentoo dev and [user] if you're a user. Doesn't need to be fancy, you can put community or something if that's all you want. All responses off list please.

Re: [gentoo-dev] Last rites for www-apps/drupal

2006-09-11 Thread George Prowse
On 11/09/06, Ciaran McCreesh [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Mon, 11 Sep 2006 11:01:02 -0400 Alec Warner [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: | Stuart Herbert wrote: | On 9/11/06, Jakub Moc [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: | Uhm, web-apps has been CCed on the bug since the beginning. Last | time I asked, noone

Re: [gentoo-dev] New Developer: Tristan Heaven (nyhm)

2006-09-26 Thread George Prowse
Oh goodie another person who just likes to act like a developer but really wants to just play games like Wolf. *wink* Welcome aboard Tristan enjoy being a slave to the people now MUAHHAHAHAHAHAH. Heh, i can vouch for nyhm... he spends far too much time playing on IRC and doing nothing to be

Re: [gentoo-dev] [RFC] CFLAGS paragraph for the GWN

2006-09-30 Thread George Prowse
Lionel Bouton wrote: Hi, I just had an unpleasant experience with -ffast-math and GCC 4.1.1 (it borked my LDAP authentication on several systems which worked with the same CFLAGS as long as GCC 3.4.6 was used). There is a lot of material out there about CFLAGS and Gentoo (google returns 387000

Re: [gentoo-dev] Retiring

2009-05-04 Thread George Prowse
Peter Faraday Weller wrote: Hi Thanks, welp Sad to hear it mate. As the person who did your first install for you (i think) I think you will be missed. I am quite surprised about what you said about the state of things because i've got the distinct impression from others that Gentoo

[gentoo-dev] Re: Training points for users interested in helping out with ebuild development

2009-05-04 Thread George Prowse
Thomas Sachau wrote: Mario Fetka schrieb: On Monday, 4. May 2009 19:06:12 George Prowse wrote: Peter Faraday Weller wrote: Hi Thanks, welp Sad to hear it mate. As the person who did your first install for you (i think) I think you will be missed. I am quite surprised about what you

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: Training points for users interested in helping out with ebuild development

2009-05-04 Thread George Prowse
Mounir Lamouri wrote: George Prowse wrote: I think you are missing the point. If you sit and wait for them to join you will always be understaffed. Go on a big dev drive! Announce it all over all the Gentoo's normal communication channels and other generic linux places! Email some linux

Re: [gentoo-dev] Retiring

2009-05-05 Thread George Prowse
Markos Chandras wrote: On Tuesday 05 May 2009 19:26:00 Thomas Anderson wrote: On Tue, May 05, 2009 at 05:06:43PM +0300, Markos Chandras wrote: On Tuesday 05 May 2009 16:50:47 Richard Freeman wrote: Arch teams seem to be generally doing a good job keeping up with STABLEREQs on the major archs

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: Training points for users interested in helping out with ebuild development

2009-05-05 Thread George Prowse
Thomas Sachau wrote: George Prowse schrieb: Thomas Sachau wrote: For those, who can work with IRC and are interested in working with ebuilds, there is already an option: Join #gentoo-dev-help or even better #gentoo-sunrise and read the documentation from the topic. The Sunrise Overlay

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: Training points for users interested in helping out with ebuild development

2009-05-05 Thread George Prowse
Ciaran McCreesh wrote: On Mon, 04 May 2009 21:47:08 +0100 George Prowse george.pro...@gmail.com wrote: If you make it a big and special occasion which is planned correctly with a sufficient number of current developers who are willing to walk people through how and what it means to be a Gentoo

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: Training points for users interested in helping out with ebuild development

2009-05-07 Thread George Prowse
Arttu V. wrote: On 5/7/09, Duncan 1i5t5.dun...@cox.net wrote: There's no reason that can't be done via email, and throwing in some live commit feed action might make it a bit interesting. =:^) I'm sensing a sort of a patches welcome attitude from the crowd, i.e., not falling for a hard sell

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: Training points for users interested in helping out with ebuild development

2009-05-11 Thread George Prowse
Thilo Bangert wrote: to me, the above two contradictory viewpoints are the essence of the apparent and real decline in Gentoo activity. The two are just not compatible with each other and there is no clear guidance on to which of the two should be followed. in the one corner we have the

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: Training points for users interested in helping out with ebuild development

2009-05-11 Thread George Prowse
Ciaran McCreesh wrote: On Mon, 11 May 2009 23:17:32 +0100 George Prowse george.pro...@gmail.com wrote: An equilibrium seems to have been reached which currently works. An equilibrium has been reached, agreed, but that it works is up for debate. There is a strong argument to be made

Re: [gentoo-dev] The fallacies of GLEP55

2009-05-14 Thread George Prowse
Ciaran McCreesh wrote: On Thu, 14 May 2009 20:06:51 +0200 Patrick Lauer patr...@gentoo.org wrote: You need to know the EAPI to parse the ebuild to find the EAPI Obviously that's not true, because somehow we manage at the moment. And if one does a small restriction (which doesn't restrict

Re: [gentoo-dev] 2009 Council Elections

2009-06-28 Thread George Prowse
Wulf C. Krueger wrote: I think it would be in the best interest of both Exherbo and Gentoo to elect gentoofan23, betelgeuse, dev-zero, peper, calchan and dertobi123 to the Gentoo Council. Why is Exherbo's interests anything to do with Gentoo's? Does this happen with Sabayon or SystemRescueCd

Re: [gentoo-dev] 2009 Council Elections

2009-06-28 Thread George Prowse
Alistair Bush wrote: As our closest relative ( of any distro ) You mean apart from all the other Gentoo based distros?

Re: [gentoo-dev] 2009 Council Elections

2009-06-28 Thread George Prowse
Ciaran McCreesh wrote: On Sun, 28 Jun 2009 19:31:43 +0100 George Prowse george.pro...@gmail.com wrote: This strengthening bridge of understanding can be seen in dev- zero's move to appoint ciaranm as his proxy for today's council meeting. If a doctor loses his right to practice medicine

Re: [gentoo-dev] 2009 Council Elections

2009-06-28 Thread George Prowse
Ciaran McCreesh wrote: On Sun, 28 Jun 2009 20:46:27 +0100 George Prowse george.pro...@gmail.com wrote: I'm sure getting personal about subjects on a Gentoo mailing list will endear yourself to everyone. Uh, isn't that exactly what you're doing? Nope, I never mentioned anything personal

Re: [gentoo-dev] 2009.0 profiles

2009-08-28 Thread George Prowse
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Mike Frysinger wrote: On Friday 28 August 2009 16:27:18 Sebastian Pipping wrote: Mike Frysinger wrote: 10.0 is retarded How would you like the problem to be addressed? we already have a simple logical version system. 2009.0 is the next step.

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: 2009.0 profiles

2009-09-11 Thread George Prowse
Mike Frysinger wrote: ... Why not tie the the thing that makes Gentoo unique and one of the major reasons why users use it to the version numbers - Portage. We had 1.2, then 1.4 then 2004.0 and if i'm not mistaken portage is at 2.1 currently. Tie it in and we have 2.2 (currently masked)

Re: [gentoo-dev] Marking bugs for bugday?

2010-03-01 Thread George Prowse
On 01/03/2010 22:19, Ben de Groot wrote: On 1 March 2010 22:17, Ioannis Aslanidisaslani...@gmail.com wrote: [...] Great ideas! The teams should send the list of bugs, with each bug filling a skeleton similar to the following: * Ticket number. * Title. * Clear, easy to understand,

Re: [gentoo-dev] Python 3.1: Stabilization and news item

2010-03-26 Thread George Prowse
On 26/03/2010 17:43, Dale wrote: It's not faith, its reality. There will be some people that don't subscribe to this list that will do what is above. This IS the reason I subscribed to this list. I wanted to know what the devs were doing under the hood that would lead me to screw up my system.

Re: [gentoo-dev] [Gentoo Phoenix] recruitment process

2010-04-03 Thread George Prowse
On 03/04/2010 14:40, Ben de Groot wrote: On 3 April 2010 13:33, Richard Freemanri...@gentoo.org wrote: I really think that the Gentoo recruitment process needs improvement. Right now it seems like a LOT of effort is required both to become a Gentoo dev and to help somebody become a Gentoo dev.

Re: [gentoo-dev] [Gentoo Phoenix] recruitment process

2010-04-03 Thread George Prowse
On 03/04/2010 15:05, Petteri Räty wrote: On 04/03/2010 04:53 PM, George Prowse wrote: Armed with a list of where developers are spread too thinly, a willingness to answer questions (no matter how stupid you believe them to be) and some prior organisation then i see no reason why Gentoo

Re: [gentoo-dev] [Gentoo Phoenix] an official Gentoo wiki

2010-04-03 Thread George Prowse
On 03/04/2010 18:40, AllenJB wrote: On 03/04/10 14:40, Dror Levin wrote: On Sat, Apr 3, 2010 at 16:19, Ben de Grootyng...@gentoo.org wrote: 2 - maintainers === Who is volunteering for maintaining the wiki? We need editors and moderators, people who look out for quality control

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: Is Gentoo dying?

2010-04-04 Thread George Prowse
If you want to gauge the feeling in the community there are a couple of threads in the forums. Currently this answer seems to be typical of the general consensus when asked what they could do to help Gentoo/become a developer: http://forums.gentoo.org/viewtopic-p-6230439.html#6230439

Re: [gentoo-dev] [Gentoo Phoenix] an official Gentoo wiki

2010-04-04 Thread George Prowse
On 04/04/2010 20:33, Joshua Saddler wrote: On Sun, 4 Apr 2010 17:23:54 +0200 Ben de Grootyng...@gentoo.org wrote: ... ... GuideXML is only easy if you are used to xml or html. Wikimarkup is only easy if you are used to it as well. The difference is that with mediawiki all you have to do

Re: [gentoo-dev] [Gentoo Phoenix] recruitment process

2010-04-05 Thread George Prowse
On 05/04/2010 17:07, Jon Portnoy wrote: On Mon, Apr 05, 2010 at 08:50:49AM +0300, Eray Aslan wrote: Just replying randomly. On 05.04.2010 04:33, Tobias Heinlein wrote: I think this is a good starting point to get rid of the some important questions are too hard to answer dilemma that can be

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: [RFC] Gentoo Wiki Project

2010-04-09 Thread George Prowse
On 09/04/2010 13:38, Ben de Groot wrote: On 9 April 2010 13:26, Guy Fontaineguy.fonta...@videotron.qc.ca wrote: There are things I know about Gentoo Linux and I'm pleased to share my knowledge with others as well as I'm glad to learn from others. I'm not a Gentoo dev and I neither have plan

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: [RFC] Gentoo Wiki Project

2010-04-09 Thread George Prowse
On 09/04/2010 18:24, Zeerak Mustafa Waseem wrote: On Fri, Apr 09, 2010 at 06:02:40PM +0100, George Prowse wrote: On 09/04/2010 13:38, Ben de Groot wrote: On 9 April 2010 13:26, Guy Fontaineguy.fonta...@videotron.qc.ca wrote: There are things I know about Gentoo Linux and I'm pleased

Re: [gentoo-dev] [Gentoo Phoenix] an official Gentoo wiki

2010-04-10 Thread George Prowse
On 10/04/2010 05:10, William Hubbs wrote: On Mon, Apr 05, 2010 at 01:19:32AM +0200, Ben de Groot wrote: On 3 April 2010 20:56, George Prowsegeorge.pro...@gmail.com wrote: Does mediawiki have captcha ability? Yes, there are a number of solutions for that. I realize I am very late on this

Re: [gentoo-dev] [Gentoo Phoenix] an official Gentoo wiki

2010-04-10 Thread George Prowse
On 10/04/2010 16:25, William Hubbs wrote: On Sat, Apr 10, 2010 at 03:06:57PM +0300, Dror Levin wrote: On Sat, Apr 10, 2010 at 07:10, William Hubbswilli...@gentoo.org wrote: On Mon, Apr 05, 2010 at 01:19:32AM +0200, Ben de Groot wrote: On 3 April 2010 20:56, George

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: [RFC] Gentoo Wiki Project

2010-04-12 Thread George Prowse
On 12/04/2010 12:32, Ben de Groot wrote: On 12 April 2010 12:28, Roy Bamfordneddyseag...@gentoo.org wrote: Last time I looked, his about page complies with our trade mark requirements. But ONLY his about page. Our name and logo guidelines state this needs to happen on each page: the

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: [RFC] Gentoo Wiki Project

2010-04-12 Thread George Prowse
On 12/04/2010 14:17, Arun Raghavan wrote: On 12 April 2010 18:43, George Prowsegeorge.pro...@gmail.com wrote: [...] If you are arguing that the name is ambiguous then I think you are wrong. Gentoo knows about the unofficial wiki and knows it's mission is to help Gentoo and not to hinder it.

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: [RFC] Gentoo Wiki Project

2010-04-12 Thread George Prowse
On 12/04/2010 14:22, Arun Raghavan wrote: On 12 April 2010 18:49, George Prowsegeorge.pro...@gmail.com wrote: On 12/04/2010 14:17, Arun Raghavan wrote: On 12 April 2010 18:43, George Prowsegeorge.pro...@gmail.comwrote: [...] If you are arguing that the name is ambiguous then I think

Re: [gentoo-dev] [Gentoo Phoenix] an official Gentoo wiki

2010-04-13 Thread George Prowse
On 10/04/2010 19:04, Vincent Launchbury wrote: On 04/10/10 11:25, William Hubbs wrote: Yes, it does. However, I would tend to question how practical their audio captcha is. Go to www.captcha.net and try the demo a few times and see how much luck you have solving audio captchas from it. Just

Re: [gentoo-dev] About libpng-1.4 handling

2010-05-11 Thread George Prowse
On 11/05/2010 04:52, Mike Frysinger wrote: On Monday 10 May 2010 23:10:48 Markos Chandras wrote: provide a user friendly way to migrate to the new libpng without the need to spend so many hours digging around on which packages to rebuild. if you're digging around then clearly you havent done

Re: [gentoo-dev] Gentoo Council 2010/2011 - Nominations are now open

2010-06-16 Thread George Prowse
On 05/06/2010 01:00, Torsten Veller wrote: Hello fellow developers and users. ... I'd like to nominate Amne, dsd and Antarus G

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: Re: Seeking questions for a user survey

2008-01-18 Thread George Prowse
Steve Long wrote: Joe Peterson wrote: On Thu, Jan 17, 2008 at 10:56:36AM +, Steve Long wrote: Ryan Hill wrote: I agree, though year of birth might be interesting. Income and children are a bit too private. ++ in general although I do think parenthood (if responsible) is as relevant as

Re: [gentoo-dev] 2008 Google Summer of Code

2008-01-29 Thread George Prowse
Grant Goodyear wrote: Google has been hinting not-so-subtlely that there's going to be a 2008 Google Summer of Code. I expect that if we want to participate, we're going to have to have our ducks in a row by March, if not earlier. So, does Gentoo want to participate this year? If so, who's

Re: [gentoo-dev] 2008 Google Summer of Code

2008-02-02 Thread George Prowse
Richard Freeman wrote: George Prowse wrote: How does the SoC work within Gentoo? Do the developers suggest things they want worked on or do the users suggest things, the developers okay it and then they get worked on or what? I think the good ideas matter more than who came up with them

Re: [gentoo-dev] Nominations for council

2008-06-03 Thread George Prowse
Josh Saddler wrote: Denis Dupeyron wrote: Alright. Then I'll nominate all members of the current council. In alphabetical order: amne betelgeuse dberkholz flameeyes jokey lu_zero vapier Seconded. Thirded -- gentoo-dev@lists.gentoo.org mailing list

Re: [gentoo-dev] Nominations for council

2008-06-03 Thread George Prowse
Alex Howells wrote: 2008/6/3 George Prowse [EMAIL PROTECTED]: Thirded Someone can clarify but don't you need to be a Foundation member to nominate or support nominations? Either way, all of the current Council get my nomination, plus welp gets a second. Anyone can nominate but only members

Re: [gentoo-dev] Nominations for council

2008-06-03 Thread George Prowse
Ulrich Mueller wrote: On Tue, 03 Jun 2008, George Prowse wrote: Someone can clarify but don't you need to be a Foundation member to nominate or support nominations? [...] Anyone can nominate but only members get a vote. GLEP 39 says something else: | * Council members will be chosen

Re: [gentoo-dev] Nominations for council

2008-06-05 Thread George Prowse
William L. Thomson Jr. wrote: On Tue, 2008-06-03 at 11:31 +0100, George Prowse wrote: Alex Howells wrote: 2008/6/3 George Prowse [EMAIL PROTECTED]: Thirded Someone can clarify but don't you need to be a Foundation member to nominate or support nominations? Either way, all of the current

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: Nominations open for the Gentoo Council 2008/2009

2008-06-06 Thread George Prowse
Alex Howells wrote: In short: vote for me if you want less bullshit, less asshats and a more fun distribution. That is all. Damn! Astinus for PM! :) -- gentoo-dev@lists.gentoo.org mailing list

[gentoo-dev] Council Idea

2008-06-06 Thread George Prowse
I have an strange idea, it will probably get shot down by everyone or people will point out that it has been discussed and thought it was a bad idea but anyway... ...why not invite a developer from another distribution to join the council? I think inviting co-operation from other areas would

Re: [gentoo-dev] Nominations open for the Gentoo Council 2008/2009

2008-06-06 Thread George Prowse
Ferris McCormick wrote: I also nominate: NeddySeagoon Regards, Ferris I completely agree. Few people have done more behind the scenes as Roy. I would also like to nominate zmendico for his excellent work with portage. George -- gentoo-dev@lists.gentoo.org mailing list

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: Agenda [WAS: One-Day Gentoo Council Reminder for June]

2008-06-12 Thread George Prowse
Luca Barbato wrote: Ciaran McCreesh wrote: Package manager maintainers refusing to do basic testing before claiming support for a new EAPI has very messy consequences. If package manager maintainers aren't going to do the responsible thing, the whole point of EAPIs is lost. Thats a circular

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: Agenda [WAS: One-Day Gentoo Council Reminder for June]

2008-06-12 Thread George Prowse
Ciaran McCreesh wrote: On Thu, 12 Jun 2008 18:32:35 +0100 George Prowse [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: If the bickering is stopping development then maybe it should be given to a 3rd party to complete and have the last word. Considering third parties have at best contributed a few small patches, I

Re: [gentoo-dev] One-Day Gentoo Council Reminder for June

2008-06-12 Thread George Prowse
Ciaran McCreesh wrote: On Thu, 12 Jun 2008 15:34:56 -0400 Doug Goldstein [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I'd honestly like to see an official PMS project page i.e. http://www.gentoo.org/proj/en/pms/ There's http://www.gentoo.org/proj/en/qa/pms.xml . Unfortunately, rane decided to go and vandalise it

Re: [gentoo-dev] One-Day Gentoo Council Reminder for June

2008-06-12 Thread George Prowse
Thomas Anderson wrote: On Thu, Jun 12, 2008 at 11:11:51PM +0100, George Prowse wrote: Ciaran McCreesh wrote: On Thu, 12 Jun 2008 15:34:56 -0400 Doug Goldstein [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I'd honestly like to see an official PMS project page i.e. http://www.gentoo.org/proj/en/pms/ There's http

Re: [gentoo-dev] Gentoo Council 2008/2009 Nominations end TODAY 23:59 UTC

2008-06-18 Thread George Prowse
Although he has been nominated already and thus declined I would still like amne to change his mind and run for council again. George -- gentoo-dev@lists.gentoo.org mailing list

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: Agenda [WAS: One-Day Gentoo Council Reminder for June]

2008-06-18 Thread George Prowse
++ It's about time someone said this and I honestly think that lots of developers will be thinking the same. In the end, PMS is just a way for them to spread their own agenda and force it on both the developers and the users so maybe it would be best for all if paludis and it's developers

Re: [gentoo-dev] [EMAIL PROTECTED]

2008-06-20 Thread George Prowse
Ciaran McCreesh wrote: On Fri, 20 Jun 2008 00:17:56 +0400 Ivan Chernyavsky [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Recently I've subscribed to this list because I thought this is the right way to start being involved in Gentoo development process --- I thought technical discussions are of most importance

Re: [gentoo-dev] [EMAIL PROTECTED]

2008-06-20 Thread George Prowse
Ciaran McCreesh wrote: On Thu, 19 Jun 2008 22:48:02 + Jorge Manuel B. S. Vicetto [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Ciaran McCreesh wrote: | On Fri, 20 Jun 2008 00:17:56 +0400 | * have some insane paranoid conviction that Freenode staff are the | ones busy spying on everything they say, whilst

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: Retirement

2008-08-11 Thread George Prowse
On 11 Aug 2008, at 14:19, Patrick Lauer wrote: Ciaran McCreesh wrote: On Sun, 10 Aug 2008 21:51:11 -0700 Alec Warner [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Despite our best efforts Gentoo is not a fun-loving community where everyone gets along. Actually, I'd say that's a fairly accurate description of

Re: [gentoo-dev] Email subdomain

2005-11-18 Thread George Prowse
Actually staff gives the ideal ambiguity that is needed for these placements. The need to seperate developers from staff who have seperate jobs to do is an acute one. At the moment the @gentoo.org address is seen as a developer one but as you mentioned the word staff is already used to describe

Re: [gentoo-dev] Email subdomain

2005-11-18 Thread George Prowse
The only reason any of this is coming up is because some wanted to keep the .g.org addresses to the developer staff. If the CVS access is read only and they are working for gentoo what difference would it make? This would sort out the AT and forums question in one swoop. George On 11/19/05, Grant

Re: [gentoo-dev] GLEP 42 Critical News Reporting Round Two

2005-11-18 Thread George Prowse
Having organised several Gentoo UK meetings I would like to be advised if anyone has a problem; especially if they dont come or have no idea when, where or what they are. George ProwseOn 11/18/05, Stuart Herbert [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi Chris,Sorry for the delay in replying.Having a few

Re: [gentoo-dev] Email subdomain

2005-11-18 Thread George Prowse
PROTECTED] wrote:On Friday 18 November 2005 07:40 pm, George Prowse wrote: Yeah, I think a sub-domain may not be a good solution but unfortunately it is the best at present. The site is a good idea but nothing stops it fromI disagree that it is the best idea.. Better on my list is to just not hand out

Re: [gentoo-dev] Email subdomain

2005-11-19 Thread George Prowse
On 19/11/05, Sven Vermeulen [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I've said it in the first meeting and I'll reiterate: what is the sentiment of the arch testers in this case (if they are still reading this thread)? Anything that makes us do our job better and makes our lives easier is a good thing. Thats

Re: [gentoo-dev] Email subdomain

2005-11-19 Thread George Prowse
On 19/11/05, George Prowse [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On 19/11/05, Sven Vermeulen [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I've said it in the first meeting and I'll reiterate: what is the sentiment of the arch testers in this case (if they are still reading this thread)? Anything that makes us do our job

Re: [gentoo-dev] status of http://wwwredesign.gentoo.org

2005-11-22 Thread George Prowse
Is it possible to have the font from the original Aaron Shi design? George -- gentoo-dev@gentoo.org mailing list

Re: [gentoo-dev] R/O CVS access and its purpose for ATs (was Email subdomain)

2005-11-24 Thread George Prowse
On 23/11/05, Lance Albertson [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Daniel Ostrow wrote: Lance: I know this is a far cry from what you are proposing, and I understand that the present CVS server cannot handle this sort of load but I believe that this was the original intention at least...someone

[gentoo-dev] vendors.gentoo.org

2005-12-05 Thread George Prowse
Is vendors.gentoo.org going to have the new redesign that curtis119 is implementating? It seems that it is on a different server and vhost and is maintained by someone other than Ian! now. Does it have a future under the Gentoo umbrella? George

[gentoo-dev] Creating a Sketeton System

2005-12-11 Thread George Prowse
After some talk in the forums a point came up that we need a way to reduce the long used gentoo system to a bare point before X but after any baselayout upgrade had been applied. This script would enable two things: a person to rebuild his system after a library malfunction and also if a person

Re: [gentoo-dev] Creating a Sketeton System

2005-12-12 Thread George Prowse
On 12/12/05, Andrew Muraco [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: George Prowse wrote: After some talk in the forums a point came up that we need a way to reduce the long used gentoo system to a bare point before X but after any baselayout upgrade had been applied. Isn't that what the stages are, Barebone

Re: [gentoo-dev] Creating a Sketeton System

2005-12-15 Thread George Prowse
reinstalling as you would basically have an upgraded stage 3 after some unmergingOn 12/12/05, Donnie Berkholz [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: George Prowse wrote: yes but if you extracted a stage on to an already built system you would not only have the the mess there that you wanted to get rid of but also all your

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: UEFI secure boot and Gentoo

2012-06-22 Thread George Prowse
The Reg has a story on this from a blog post by Red Hat. It may be worth a read: http://www.theregister.co.uk/2012/01/18/windows_8_linux_secure_boot/

Re: [gentoo-dev] A friendly reminder: Ciaran McCreesh is not a Gentoo dev

2012-06-22 Thread George Prowse
On 22/06/2012 07:40, Ciaran McCreesh wrote: On Thu, 21 Jun 2012 23:01:15 +0200 Michał Górny mgo...@gentoo.org wrote: Just a short note as it seems some confusion arises lately: Ciaran McCreesh is not a Gentoo dev and his words don't represent the position of Gentoo development team. Right.

Re: [gentoo-dev] New Devrel Subproject: Gentoo Devmatch

2006-10-23 Thread George Prowse
Dan Meltzer wrote: How much would gentoo make in a ciaran vs. devrel fight? I want to see results on my money though! I dont want to have to wait a year like last time! George -- gentoo-dev@gentoo.org mailing list

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: New Devrel Subproject: Gentoo Devmatch

2006-10-23 Thread George Prowse
Elfyn McBratney wrote: On 23/10/06, Ciaran McCreesh [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Mon, 23 Oct 2006 14:55:15 +0100 Stuart Herbert [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: | On 10/23/06, Caleb Cushing [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: | |Weapons allowed? | | melee weapons only, maybe? | | Guns for show; knives for

[gentoo-dev] Package Removal

2006-10-23 Thread George Prowse
A user has stated this in a thread. Could someone respond please? http://forums.gentoo.org/viewtopic-t-510146.html I suggest that the devs don't hard mask packages, especially ones depended on by several other ebuilds, until notice has been given in the GWN's pending package removal section.

Re: [gentoo-dev] Package Removal

2006-10-23 Thread George Prowse
Dan Meltzer wrote: I think you gave the wrong forum link :) On 10/23/06, George Prowse [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: A user has stated this in a thread. Could someone respond please? http://forums.gentoo.org/viewtopic-t-510146.html I suggest that the devs don't hard mask packages, especially ones

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: remove my address

2006-10-25 Thread George Prowse
Mike Frysinger wrote: On Wednesday 25 October 2006 01:53, Drake Wyrm wrote: I think someone is yanking your chain, vapier. i doubt it ... other people on irc mentioned receiving said e-mail as well Haven't seen said email here... George -- gentoo-dev@gentoo.org mailing list

Re: [gentoo-dev] GNOME 1.x and GNOME 1.x dependent package masking

2006-11-08 Thread George Prowse
Seemant Kulleen wrote: Saleem Gnome Team, I think it's high time this was done. My suggestion would be to publicise this *beyond* just the gentoo-dev list. I would put this on -user and in the forums (and one of you should probably blog before the fact as well). Thanks, Agreed. Can the

Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: Re: Versioning the tree

2006-11-29 Thread George Prowse
Ciaran McCreesh wrote: On Wed, 29 Nov 2006 16:01:11 + Stuart Herbert [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: | On 11/29/06, Chris Gianelloni [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: | As of this release, I kept a copy of all of the distfiles for the | entire release, and can make a DVD of it, on request. This |

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