[Pkg-ruby-extras-maintainers] [email@example.com: Ruby knowledge
for DebConf wanted]
sjoerd at spring.luon.net
Sun Nov 19 21:36:18 CET 2006
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Date: Sun, 19 Nov 2006 20:09:09 +0100
From: Joerg Jaspert <joerg at debconf.org>
Subject: Ruby knowledge for DebConf wanted
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As people who followed the recent Call for Papers/Registration for
DebConf7 may have seen we are now using a new system (Pentabarf) to manage the
attendees and talks. This system is written in Ruby (and a bit
While upstream is nice and usually responds quickly and also helps a lot
if one has issues, the thing is currently very dependant on
myself. Which is a thing I dont like. There should be other persons who
know how to deal with it, just in case the magic bus finds me...
So, Im looking for people who want to help.
What you need to know:
- Ruby and RubyonRails, obviously :)
What you have to do:
- deal with me. And also with the DebConf teams wishes for changes.
- adapt PentaBarf to our needs. Most things we needed for the
Registration phase are done, but there are some open tasks for the
schedule, some reports can be done, etc.
The whole work will be done in an svn, so we can easily track changes,
merge in upstream changes, etc. As said earlier upstream is nice and
helps wherever possible, so we give back everything thats not too
If you are interested in helping out either reply to this mail or talk
to me on irc (irc.debian.org, #debconf-team).
I read the DUMP and agree to it.
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