Ubuntu Paris Developer Summit

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Registered by Ubuntu Drivers on on 2006-06-05

Plan the Edgy Eft! This is the summit at which the Ubuntu developer team will map out the road to Edgy, selecting feature goals and planning the interaction of different features. Join us to see how Ubuntu is designed and planned, or to steer your planned feature through the approval and integration process yourself. View the Meeting Home Page

Starts:
10:00 CEST on Monday, 2006-06-19
Ends:
17:00 CEST on Friday, 2006-06-23

Meeting drivers

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 Ubuntu Paris Developer Summit they are:

You should contact the meeting driver if you have any additional questions about the structure or agenda of the meeting.

Blueprints

Latest 5 additions to the meeting agenda

Replace the init daemon from the sysvinit package with a modern event-based system that is better able to guarantee a robust boot process and deal with the events from the modern kernel and removable hardware.
As of Ubuntu 5.10 (and to some extent still in 6.06), the Ubuntu installer relies on devfs pathnames, which are nonstandard. We should stop using them.
The Ubuntu live CD should allow the user to save the filesystem state to writable media, and later load it in order to continue working with the same configuration. This will be much faster and easier than creating and modifying custom live CDs. The live CD initialization process should scan attached devices to fi...
Provide support for locally-attached devices on thin clients, such as USB devices and floppy drives.
Soyuz Karma for Launchpad itself
This specification is about integrating actions related to Distributions into the Launchpad Karma system. This should encourage people to use Launchpad and provides a social incentive for keeping distribution data accurate and up to date.

There are a total of 173 specifications on the meeting agenda. There are 18 specifications proposed which the organisers will review. You can view the full current agenda here.

Attendees