Plans for Ubuntu TV development

Registered by Michael Hall on 2012-10-11

Define the work that can be done by members of the Ubuntu community on the TV in the next cycle, set goals and milestones to measure progress along the way, and identify key people and resources within Canonical that will be available.

Blueprint information

Status:
Not started
Approver:
Jono Bacon
Priority:
Medium
Drafter:
Michael Hall
Direction:
Needs approval
Assignee:
Michael Hall
Definition:
New
Series goal:
Accepted for raring
Implementation:
Unknown
Milestone target:
None

Related branches

Sprints

Whiteboard

(?)

Work Items

Work items:
[mhall119] Setup communication between community and Unity dev team: DONE
[mhall119] Setup weekly meetings and announce on ML: DONE
[mhall119] Make a new TV development branch based on Unity trunk: DONE
[tgm4883] Define what lenses and scopes will be used: DONE
[josephjamesmills] Implement TV Launcher (SimpleLauncher{.cpp,.h): BLOCKED
[josephjamesmills] Implement TV Dash(Hack up Coverflow{.cpp,h} ): BLOCKED
[josephjamesmills] Implement Program Guide CategoryRenderer Make New"ChannelCoverflow{.cpp,.h}": BLOCKED
[josephjamesmills] Implement TV HUD This is not going to be able to happen in 6 months I think that it is too much work.: BLOCKED
[josephjamesmills] Implement TV Indicators I am going to need help On this one and do not know If I can do this all on my own. Maybe we should try to recurit more of the Unity folks for this one after we get a good standalone version of Form-factor TV: BLOCKED
[josephjamesmills] Make Slider for Filter options in dash: BLOCKED
[tgm4883] +[dcallie] keep in contact with one another for lens and scopes (Mainly Video): INPROGRESS
[tgm4883] Define what data needs to be passed between Scopes and Renderers: INPROGRESS
[mhall119] Coordinate Unity API changes necessary to support TV: INPROGRESS
[s2dar] synchronization with laptop or mobile: TODO
[popey] Ask about creating regular ISOs from TV PPA and hosting: TODO