[owncloud-devel] Owncloud Contacts organisation (Was Re: Contacts App.....)

Tobia De Koninck tobia at ledfan.be
Tue May 20 06:26:03 GMT 2014


Thanks Bernhard for your help.

I think nobody really have time or wants to take the lead in the 
contacts app.
Therefore I would like to hear about the packagers of ownCloud what will 
happen with the Contacts app in ownCloud 7? Will it be released as is?

Thanks

On 15-05-14 16:43, Bernhard Posselt wrote:
> I could help if someone needs mentoring writing PHP backend code (also 
> see owncloud 7 app docs). Apart from that no time, news app is time 
> intensive enough.
>
>
> On 05/15/2014 04:25 PM, Nicolas Mora wrote:
>> Hi guys,
>>
>> I continue this conversation in private if you're ok with that.
>>
>> As from now, we are 3 working on this app if I'm correct.
>> Jan, you said you could help with the design and client side.
>> Tobia, you said you could maintain the Localuser backend.
>> Myself (babelouest in github), I developped the ldap backend and the 
>> redesign of the import with multiple formats.
>>
>> I don't know if one of you would like to take the lead in this app.
>> I wouldn't, because I'm afraid it would take bigger time that what I 
>> can spend. I'm working on owncloud as part of my free time, So I 
>> would let too much issues and questions on hold by the time I could 
>> answer them. But I would gladly help on it as much as I can.
>>
>> Feel free to contact me if you need ! I live in Canada, so if you 
>> want to chat in irc, we'll have to manage with the timezones, but I 
>> think it's not a problem ;)
>>
>> /Nicolas
>>
>> Le 2014-05-14 15:31, Jan ten Bokkel a écrit :
>>> Hi,
>>>
>>> It is indeed very sad that Thomas decided to leave the ownCloud
>>> community on such short notice, but I'd also like to thank him for all
>>> the effort over the last 2,5 years, his work has been very valuable!
>>>
>>> I'd like to suggest to form a small team to continue Thomas' work so
>>> that the workload can be spread across a couple of people. I'd be glad
>>> to join the team for the design- and client side part. (I'm already 
>>> kind
>>> of in that position)
>>>
>>> Kind regards,
>>> Jan (jbtbnl)
>>>
>>> Nicolas Mora schreef op 14-5-2014 20:41:
>>>> Hello,
>>>>
>>>> I'm part of the contacts app team, and I'm also very sad to hear about
>>>> Thomas' decision.
>>>>
>>>> I'm willing to continue to develop new features and maintain parts of
>>>> the application, but unfortunately, I won't have the time or the
>>>> energy to maintain the whole application.
>>>>
>>>> I don't know how to contact the other maintainers of the contact app
>>>> except through github (I think of jbtbnl and LEDfan, but I'm not sure
>>>> I know the whole team), but their feedback on this question would be
>>>> valuable.
>>>>
>>>> /Nicolas
>>>>
>>>> Le 2014-05-14 14:00, Tobia De Koninck a écrit :
>>>>> Hi
>>>>>
>>>>> First of all I'm very sad I have to send this E-mail.
>>>>>
>>>>> A couple of days ago Thomas Tanghus left ownCloud.
>>>>> Is there already some news about the future of the Contacts app? Is
>>>>> there a new maintainer?
>>>>> The Chat app heavily depends on the Contacts app. (i.e. with the 
>>>>> modular
>>>>> backends and the localusers backend.) However the Contacts app is
>>>>> currently in a not-working state. (Therefore the Chat app can't 
>>>>> work.)
>>>>>
>>>>> Which version of the Contacts app will be shipped with oC7?
>>>>>
>>>>> What would be the solution if there isn't a new maintainer found 
>>>>> before
>>>>> the feature freeze of oC7, or worse before releasing oC7?
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> I hope someone can answer my questions.
>>>>>
>>>>> Tobia
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