Author Archives: aklapper

Updating some GNOME 3.32 user documentation

Apart from replacing many broken links to git.gnome.org or replacing links to GNOME Bugzilla with links to GNOME Gitlab in many code repositories and wiki pages, in the last months I spent some good time updating random GNOME user docs … Continue reading

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GNOME Bugzilla closed for new bug entry

As part of GNOME’s ongoing migration from Bugzilla to Gitlab, from today on there are no products left in GNOME Bugzilla which allow the creation of new tickets. The ID of the last GNOME Bugzilla ticket is 797430 (note that … Continue reading

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Wikimedia in Google Code-in 2018

Google Code-in (GCI) is an annual seven week long contest for 14–17-year-old students exploring free and open source software projects. Organizations, such as the Wikimedia community, offer small tasks in the areas of code, documentation, outreach, research, and design. Students … Continue reading

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Google Code-in 2018 and Wikimedia: Mentors and smaller tasks wanted!

Google Code-in will take place again soon (from October 23 to December 13). GCI is an annual contest for 13-17 year old students to start contributing to free and open projects. It is not only about coding: We also need … Continue reading

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GUADEC 2018 (It’s a Gitlab world)

GUADEC in Almería was a great opportunity to catch up with some technologies in the GNOME world, hang out with lovely folks again, and spend time at the beach. Wrote stock answers / canned replies for GNOME Gitlab (to be … Continue reading

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Statistics, Google Code-in, Gitlab, Bugzilla

Spending some good time to get Wikimedia’s code activity statistics (hosted by Bitergia) into better shape. Still some smaller bugs to iron out. Blogged in other places about Wikimedia’s successful participation in Google Code-in 2017. Impressive numbers and achievements. Posted … Continue reading

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2017: Music.

That annual list of awkward incomplete pop music preferences: Stuff I listened to a lot in the last 12 months. Which did not necessarily get released in 2017. But mostly, I think. And/or enjoyable gigs. Noga Erez‘ debut album and … Continue reading

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Handling all those mail notifications from the bug tracker

…and following stuff that interests you in an issue tracking system. I work as a bugmaster in a large project. That means I interact with many people on many topics and try to have a quite hollistic view of what’s … Continue reading

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Wikimedia in Google Code-in 2016

Google Code-in 2016 has come to an end. Wikimedia was one of the 17 organizations who took part to offer mentors and tasks to 14-17 year old students exploring free and open source software projects via small tasks. Congratulations to … Continue reading

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2016: Music.

That annual list of awkward incomplete pop music preferences: Stuff I listened to a lot in the last 12 months (and which did not necessarily get released in 2016). When it comes to concerts: Supersilent left me without words. In … Continue reading

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