Upstream Contacts Growth

Registered by Jorge Castro on 2010-10-04

People with one foot in upstream and one in the distro is key, especially for bugs and patches. How are we going to grow this for N?

Blueprint information

Status:
Not started
Approver:
Jono Bacon
Priority:
Undefined
Drafter:
None
Direction:
Needs approval
Assignee:
Jorge Castro
Definition:
Review
Series goal:
None
Implementation:
Unknown
Milestone target:
None

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Work items (assignees will change):

Work items for natty-alpha-1:
[jorge] Talk to Brian Murray about one year's worth of Upstream Contacts data: TODO
[brian-murray] Determine new ways to look at patches in Launchpad: TODO

Work items for natty-alpha-2:
[jorge] Do an upstream survey again (every cycle from now on), including server-related upstreams: TODO
[jorge] Identify a list of crucial upstreams to survey (do this every cycle), including server packages: TODO
[nigelbabu] Investigate the accuracy of tags for upstream ability: TODO

Work items for natty-alpha-3:
[jorge] Create communication plan around Upstream Contacts. "What are you passionate about?": TODO
[jorge] Define existing Ubuntu Developers/Maintainers as Upstream Contacts, making it explicit: TODO
[jorge] Identify major upstream events that are suitable for evangelisation: TODO

Work Items for ubuntu-11.04-beta:
[jorge] Give 'Upstream Contacts'-tasks to Ubuntu Developers going to conferences: TODO
[jorge] Investigate a filter wall for forwarding patches upstream: TODO
[jorge] Encourage test-cases along with the patches in the documentation: TODO

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