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

Arthur Schiwon blizzz at owncloud.com
Tue May 20 08:22:03 GMT 2014


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On 20.05.2014 08:26, Tobia De Koninck wrote:
> 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?

I do not see why you need a lead if you have a decent number of people
who are already familiar with the code base and willing to contribute.
A maintenance team of 3 members or so should be just fine.

Cheers
Arthur

> 
> 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.
>>>>>> 
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