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Debian Project Leader Elections 2014: Candidates

We’re now into the campaigning period. The candidates this year are: – Lucas Nussbaum – Gergely Nagy – Neil McGovern

bits from the DPL — (end of January) + February 2014

Hi, Here is my 10th monthly report, for the last week of January and February 2014. Outline ——- – Policy editors delegation – Secretary appointment – Copyright assignment for Debian contributors – Evaluation criteria for Trusted Organizations – how-can-i-help updates – Talks – Assets

Debian Project Leader Elections 2014: Call for nominations

Hi, According to the constitution (5.2. Appointment), project leader elections should begin “six weeks before the leadership post becomes vacant, or (if it is too late already) immediately.”

Project Secretary appointment

Dear Project Members, It’s that time of the year again: the Project Secretary’s appointment is going to expire soon, on February 19th.

bits from the DPL — December 2013

Hi, Here is my 9th monthly report, for December 2013, and the first half of January 2014. Outline: ——– – Delegations – Public discussions   + Follow-ups to the release team delegation   + Debian services and Debian infrastructure   + Follow-up to the policy editors delegation   + Evaluation criteria for Trusted Organizations – […]

Updating the delegation for the Debian System Administrators (DSA)

Dear Developers, Please find below an update of the delegation for the Debian System Administrators. The only change is the addition of Héctor Orón Martínez (zumbi). Welcome, Héctor!

bits from the DPL — November 2013

Hi, Here is my 8th monthly report, for November 2013. Outline: ——– – Appointment of Keith Packard to the Debian TC – Outreach Program For Women update – Role of Release Goals – Debian Developer Certificates – Anti-Harassment contact point – Preface for the Debian Administrator’s Handbook – Assets – DPL Helpers and DPL TO-DO […]

bits from the DPL — October 2013

Hi, Here is my 7th monthly report, for October 2013. Outline: ——– – Participation in Outreach Program For Women – Ongoing discussion on init systems – Discussion on using Content Delivery Networks – manpages.debian.net becomes manpages.debian.ORG – how-can-i-help now lists packages removed from testing – packaging-tutorial translated to Japanese, Portuguese and Russian – Assets – […]

bits from the DPL — September 2013

Hi, Here is my monthly report for September 2013 (+ the beginning of October). Let’s also use this opportunity to call for help on two key parts of our infrastructure.

bits from the DPL – August 2013

Hi, Here is my monthly report for August 2013 (+ the beginning of September).Enjoy. Outline: ——– – DebConf – Follow-up: survey of new contributors – Participation in OpenZFS initiative – Status of MariaDB for Debian – Outreach Program for Women – Assets – DPL Helpers and DPL TO-DO list (help needed!)

bits from the DPL – July 2013

Hi, Here is my monthly report for July 2013 (+ the beginning of August). That was a rather slower month, with some travel (for work) and some vacations.

New Debian leader seeks more innovation within project

The new leader of the Debian GNU/Linux project, Lucas Nussbaum, plans to boost the amount of innovation that happens in the project itself, rather than just in its derivatives.

New Debian leader seeks more innovation within project

The new leader of the Debian GNU/Linux project, Lucas Nussbaum, plans to boost the amount of innovation that happens in the project itself, rather than just in its derivatives.

bits from the DPL – June 2013

Hi, Here is my monthly report for June 2013. Outline: – State of the NEW queue – Call for help: Debian Auditors – New members in the trademark team ; logo registration – Delegations updates – Debian now a member of the Network Time Foundation – Follow-up on debian-multimedia.org – Assets – DPL helpers meetings […]

bits from the DPL – May 2013

Hi, Here is the monthly report for my first full month as the Debian Project Leader.

“Bits from Debian” editors delegation

Dear Developers, Following the launch of Bits from Debian[1], the official blog of the Debian project, here is a delegation (between dashed lines below) for the team of editors.

Lucas Nussbaum becomes Debian Project leader

The Debian Project has published the results of its election of the new Debian Project Leader (DPL). Lucas Nussbaum was voted the new DPL after Stefano Zacchiroli, who has led the Debian community for three consecutive years, didn’t stand for re-election. Nussbaum was selected from three nominees – the other two being Gergely Nagy and […]

bits from the (still learning) DPL – April 2013

Hi! Given I’m determined to keep a monthly cadence of DPL “bits”, I thought it would be a good idea to try to send them near the beginning of each month, even if that meant sending first bits that only cover my first 13 days as the Debian Project Leader.

bits from the DPL: March-April 2013

Dear Project Members,”Now that I have your attention, I would like to make the following delegations:” … nah, scrap that. In my last day in office I first of all owe you a report of DPL activities for the last reporting period of this term, i.e. March 8th until today. Here it is!

Debian Project Leader Election 2013 Results

Hi, The winner of the election is Lucas Nussbaum.

Debian Project Leader Elections 2013: Rebuttals

Hi, The candidates made rebuttals and they are now available as part of their platform at: http://www.debian.org/vote/2013/vote_001 Kurt Roeckx Debian Project Secretary

bits from the DPL: February 2013 (and a half)

Dear project members, here’s another report of DPL activities, this time for a period longer than usual (February + 1st week of March), so that the next one will be at the very end of the current DPL term.

bits from the DPL: January 2013

[ insert here: "I've been to FOSDEM", "I got a nasty flu", and other $lame_excuses for the delay in sending out this report ] Dear Project Members, here’s the monthly DPL activity report, this time for January 2013.

Project Secretary appointment

Dear Project Members, it’s that time of the year again, Project Secretary appointment is about to expire, on February 19th. But fear no more, because we have a volunteer.

bits from the DPL: December 2012

Dear Project Members, happy new year! Here goes another report of DPL activities, this time for December 2012. This issue of the DPL-monthly is skinnier than usual: during the past month I’ve been struck by the catastrophe also known as “family holiday season”, enjoying a solid 10 day break from computer-related activities.

bits from the DPL: November 2012

Dear Project Members, here is another (delayed) monthly report of DPL activities, this time for November 2012.

bits from the DPL: October 2012

Dear Project Members, another month, another periodic report of DPL-ish activities, this time for October 2012.

delegation for the Policy Editors

Dear project members, 6 years after the last one, it’s time to update the delegation for the Debian Policy Editors, that is the team of delegates responsible for guiding the policy change process on the -policy list.

delegation for the NM Front Desk

Dear Developers, there are a couple of changes in the New Members Front Desk team, that I’d like to announce:

delegation for the FTP Masters

Dear project members, as anticipated in the team sprint report [1], the FTP master team is changing:

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