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Re: Zikula progress



On Sat, Jul 18, 2009 at 7:17 AM, Paul W. Frields<stickster gmail com> wrote:
> On Fri, Jul 17, 2009 at 10:44:21PM -0500, Ian Weller wrote:
>> On Fri, Jul 17, 2009 at 07:21:09PM -0400, Paul W. Frields wrote:
>> > I got a couple steps further on Zikula, after I fixed my system from
>> > being bitten by a missing nss-mdns.x86_64 package:
>> >
>> > * Ian Weller got me briefed on how to do a good package review these
>> >   days
>> >
>> > * Got a package review done for David Nalley (php-File-Bittorrent2)
>> >
>> > * Started working on Mediashare module
>> >
>> > * Buffed up on how to package phpSmug properly
>> >
>> > Not as far as I would have liked to get, but per usual I had to fight
>> > my way past ignorance and inexperience to get there.  The good news
>> > is, I'm ready to do better work this weekend if time allows!
>> >
>> Stuff I got done:
>>
>> - rebuilt the FE-ZIKULA dependency tree so that dependencies are in the
>>   right places
>>   - (please don't just tag everything related as FE-ZIKULA, if something
>>     is blocking a review request or the like set that as the blocker)
>> - started working on MediaAttach and reached a level of doom emphasized
>>   by licensing (noncommercial crapola) issues and bundled libraries
>
> The licensing situation in some of these modules is pretty ugly, no
> doubt.  It's a great thing that the Zikula guys are working with us to
> resolve them, but I hope we can get traction soon since we'd like to
> have our system off the ground in August.
>

And while they hate the pain of the work involved. they do realize
that this is beneficial to them. They are essentially getting a
licensing audit for free. And just as we are getting help from them,
we are returning that help.


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