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Re: Wan't to join and why



On Tue, Aug 18, 2009 at 09:15:48AM -0400, Steven M. Parrish wrote:
> Rahul Sundaram wrote:
> 
> > On 08/18/2009 05:51 PM, Steven M. Parrish wrote:
> > 
> >>>> What I am looking to do now is create a very simplified bugzilla
> >>>> interface that can be used by OLPC users, mostly children, to report
> >>>> issues with Sugar
> >>>> Activities in Fedora.  Will develop in PHP and would like to develop
> >>>> and test it on one of the publictest servers.
> >>>>
> >>>> Also would like to help maintain the cvs servers and projects contained
> >>>> there.
> >>>>
> >>>> Any questions just ask.
> >>>>
> >>> Is this intended to be deployed onto Fedora Infrastructure boxes
> >>> eventually or just be developed/demoed on the publictest infrastructure?
> >>>  We haven't had development of known-non-Fedora stuff done previously
> >>> but this might be a valid first case.  If it's intended to run on Fedora
> >>> Infrastructure, we very much prefer developing them in python.  In fact,
> >>> I don't think we have any non-python developed stuff.
> >>>
> >>> -Toshio
> >> 
> >> It is intended to run on Fedora infrastructure.  It is going to be an
> >> alternate front end to our current bugzilla instance.  It could be built
> >> upon to create different front ends for other user groups as well.
> >> 
> >> Developing it in Python will not be a problem.  I am just in the
> >> beginning design stage atm.
> > 
> > Very interesting. A related project
> > 
> > https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Bugzilla_Desktop_Client
> > 
> > Rahul
> 
> Sounds like we both have similar goals here.  I think having both a OS based 
> app and a simple web interface for our bugreporting is a great idea.  
> 
> Anything that makes it easier for normal users to report issues and give 
> feedback will only lead to making Fedora a more user friendly distro.

I know that there were folks in the Desktop SIG who were interested
in a more friendly bug filing Web interface, as well as other
possibilities for lowering the fright factor of Bugzilla.

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