Alexander Schmehl | 10 Jun 01:33 2008
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Debian Project News - June 9th, 2008

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Welcome to this year's 4th issue of DPN, the newsletter for the Debian
community.
Some of the topics covered in this issue:

 * Release Update
 * Beta-2 of the Lenny Debian Installer released
 * Report from LinuxTag 2008
 * Call for help by the german translation team
 * ... and much more.

Release Update

Marc Brockschmidt reported[1] about the status of the upcoming stable
release. After some major transitions, like the ocaml transition[2][3]
"Lenny" is in good shape, but still a lot of work needs to be done. Since
the armel architecture made great improvements the release team decided
to upgrade it to a proper release architecture.

  1: http://lists.debian.org/debian-devel-announce/2008/06/msg00000.html
  2: http://upsilon.cc/~zack/blog/posts/2008/05/debian_ocaml_news/
  3: http://upsilon.cc/~zack/blog/posts/2008/06/ocaml_3.10.2_is_in_testing/

Regarding Lenny the Qt/KDE Packaging Team [4]decided that the upcoming
release will be shipped with KDE 3.5.9 (and with the KDE 4.1 development
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Alexander Schmehl | 24 Jun 10:24 2008
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Debian Project News - June 23rd, 2008

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Welcome to this year's 4th issue of DPN, the newsletter for the Debian
community.
Some of the topics covered in this issue:

 * Call for new New Maintainer Application Managers
 * Backports.org keyring package?
 * Debian powers Max Planck Institute 32.8 TFlops supercomputer
 * ... and much more.

Call for new New Maintainer Application Managers

Marc Brockschmidt, member of the New Maintainer Frontdesk, [1]sent a
call for Application Managers taking care of New Maintainers.
Application Managers should have a broad experience in sponsoring and
mentoring of prospective developers, a firm knowledge of the Debian
Policy and Developer's Reference and at least a rough understanding of
the current New Maintainer process.

  1: http://lists.debian.org/debian-devel-announce/2008/06/msg00005.html

Interested Developers, who have above all that a few hours of time each
week, should send mail to [2]new-maintainer <at> debian.org.

  2: mailto:new-maintainer <at> debian.org
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