Category Archives: computer

Anything that has to do with machines, internet, open source and technology.

Business as usual.

No surprises: Looking forward to part-time holidays, beautiful Strasbourg, and the usual bunch of great people.

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GNOME.Asia Summit 2014

Being back home and having covered the first two days already, a short overall summary: GNOME.Asia 2014 conference in Beijing was very well organized – fast and stable WiFi, free water, venue, hotel and sport facilities all within 5 minutes … Continue reading

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RE: Outreach Program for Women

Started writing this posting four weeks ago. Time to publish, seeing the latest blogposts by Philip and Marina on Planet GNOME about the Outreach Program for Women (OPW). First things first (so you can stop reading if you disagree here): … Continue reading

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GNOME.Asia Summit 2014: Docs & Bugs

GNOME.Asia Summit 2014 is taking place this weekend in Beijing (China) together with FUDCon APAC. Yesterday (Friday) before the conference started, Kat, Dave and I held a hands-on session about making your first contribution to GNOME documentation (also see Kat’s … Continue reading

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Wikimedia to migrate its Product Management Tools to Phabricator

Slightly more correct title might be “Wikimedia to migrate its software development product/project code review issue tracking management planning tools to Phabricator”. Or something like that. The problem The Wikimedia technical community has used plenty of different tools for tracking … Continue reading

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Wikimedia’s Road to Bugzilla 4.4

(How we puppetized, upgraded and moved Bugzilla to another server) Though we currently also evaluate Wikimedia’s project management tools, we will have to stick with our current infrastructure for a while. Among many other tasks, I spent the last months … Continue reading

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Lack of Maintainership & Finding a Project to Contribute to

One of the things I liked about the GNOME Documentation Hackfest (apart from the hospitality of Kat, Dave and the University of East Anglia) was the opportunity of teachers and students popping in and discussing open source project management related … Continue reading

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GNOME Documentation Hackfest, Day 0

Reporting live from GNOME Docs Hackfest at Norridge, East Anglia. Fréd arrived after bypassing some tree falling on his way. But he was very late. Shaun is still in a snowstorm. Ryan has escaped that already. But fearless leader Kat, … Continue reading

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Wikimedia in Google Code-In 2013

Google Code-In (GCI) 2013 is over and the winners have been announced! Congratulations to everybody! Quim Gil and I organized the participation of Wikimedia in GCI this year. We set up a central wikipage that we pointed students to for … Continue reading

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Manually Installing Bugzilla 4.4 on Fedora 20

One rainy winter I tried to manually install Bugzilla 4.4 on a Fedora 20 machine by using Bugzilla’s latest stable upstream code instead of the Bugzilla package provided by Fedora. You, being one of my delighted long-term blog readers, already … Continue reading

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