The Mountain View, November 2006 Ubuntu Developers Summit will take place at the Googleplex Nov 5-10. This will be the week during plans are finalised for the next release of Ubuntu, Edgy+1, due in April 2007. Areas of interest include multimedia, desktop effects, localization, accessibility, sparc, governance, artwork, thin client, and the continuation of our focus on the desktop. View the Meeting Home Page
- 01:00 PST on Monday, 2006-11-06
- 11:00 PST on Saturday, 2006-11-11
- Building 44, Googleplex, 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA
Each meeting has a person, or team, responsible for deciding which items are accepted for the agenda. This team is called the "meeting driver" and for UDS Mountain View they are:
You should contact the meeting driver if you have any additional questions about the structure or agenda of the meeting.
Latest 5 additions to the meeting agenda
in order to allow the automatic installation of codecs, gnome-app-install needs to be augmented to allow codec installation to be requested.
Changes to the build system to support PPA for Launchpad itself
This spec will describe the changes necessary to the build system to support PPA.
Maemo development on Ubuntu is a suboptimal experience currently, as external packages need to be downloaded, and the Maemo SDK needs to be manually installed. The purpose of this specification is to allow Scratchbox to be part of the 'universe', and maintained in a way that makes it easy for developers both from t...
Resolving licensing issues for translations for Launchpad itself
With our translations coming from sources with different licensing conditions, we are running into problems of legally sharing and reusing them. And when we add into mix translation submitted via Rosetta as well, we end up with a licensing nightmare. What are options in resolving this? What can we do short term? A...
getting rid of /etc/resolv.conf for Ubuntu
Dynamic network updates require that DNS information be regularly changed. To avoid clobbering /etc/resolv.conf, we can switch libc and dhclient to use /var/run/resolv.conf. In the case that resolv.conf has been created by the user, it will be respected instead of overwritten.
There are a total of 202 specifications on the meeting agenda. There are 22 specifications proposed which the organisers will review. You can view the full current agenda here.