Tagged: DPL

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DebConf 20 Sessions

DebConf20 is happening from 23 August to 29 August. The full is schedule available on the DebConf20 website. I’m preparing (or helping to prepare) 3 sessions for this DebConf. I wish I had the time for more, but with my...

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Free Software Activities for 2020-04

Debian project leader This month contained the first week and a half or so of my term as Debian Project Leader. So far my focus has been getting up to speed and keeping the gears turning with day to day...

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Free Software Activities for 2020-03

DPL Campaign 2020 On the 12th of March, I posted my self-nomination for the Debian Project Leader election. This is the second time I’m running for DPL, and you can read my platform here. The campaign period covered the second...

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Lockdown

I just took my dog for a nice long walk. It’s the last walk we’ll be taking for the next 3 weeks, he already starts moping around if we just skip one day of walking, so I’m going to have...

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#debian-meeting revival

As part of my DPL campaign I suggested that we have more open community meetings, and also suggested that we have more generic open team meetings in a well-known public channel. Fortunately, that idea doesn’t really need a DPL to...

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Free Software Activities (2019-04)

April is over and winter is here and things are getting gloomy, but that doesn’t stop surfers from heading out into the ocean (photo taken at Muizenberg surfer’s corner, Cape Town). Debian package work 2019-04-04: Work on gamemode (1.3.1-1) update....

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Debian project leader elections 2019

A few weeks ago, after a few days of internal turmoil on the matter, I committed to running for DPL. The original nomination period was the week before, with no one stepping up for the position and with our current...

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Fun and Debian

Brief background When I started working on my DPL platform, I read through some platforms of recent years. Many of them made some mention of either making Debian a more fun project to contribute to, or keeping it so, even...

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GitLab and Debian

As part of my DPL campaign, I thought that I’d break out a few items out in blog posts that don’t quite fit into my platform. This is the first post in that series. When Debian was hunting for a...

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Running for DPL

I am running for Debian Project Leader, my official platform is published on the Debian website (currently looks a bit weird, but a fix is pending publication), with a more readable version available on my website as well as a...