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

Tobia De Koninck tobia at ledfan.be
Tue May 20 08:53:06 GMT 2014


Hi

Good point, but there is nobody familiar with the core* of the contacts 
app, only with the code he created.

* updating avatars/contact information
* code which needs porting (addressbook, searchprovider etc)
* caldav exporting etc

Cheers

On 20-05-14 10:22, Arthur Schiwon wrote:
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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.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Tobia _______________________________________________
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