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Re: Zikula progress



On Sat, Jul 18, 2009 at 10:19:38AM -0400, David Nalley wrote:
> On Sat, Jul 18, 2009 at 7:17 AM, Paul W. Frields<stickster gmail com> wrote:
> > On Fri, Jul 17, 2009 at 10:44:21PM -0500, Ian Weller wrote:
> >> On Fri, Jul 17, 2009 at 07:21:09PM -0400, Paul W. Frields wrote:
> >> > I got a couple steps further on Zikula, after I fixed my system from
> >> > being bitten by a missing nss-mdns.x86_64 package:
> >> >
> >> > * Ian Weller got me briefed on how to do a good package review these
> >> >   days
> >> >
> >> > * Got a package review done for David Nalley (php-File-Bittorrent2)
> >> >
> >> > * Started working on Mediashare module
> >> >
> >> > * Buffed up on how to package phpSmug properly
> >> >
> >> > Not as far as I would have liked to get, but per usual I had to fight
> >> > my way past ignorance and inexperience to get there.  The good news
> >> > is, I'm ready to do better work this weekend if time allows!
> >> >
> >> Stuff I got done:
> >>
> >> - rebuilt the FE-ZIKULA dependency tree so that dependencies are in the
> >>   right places
> >>   - (please don't just tag everything related as FE-ZIKULA, if something
> >>     is blocking a review request or the like set that as the blocker)
> >> - started working on MediaAttach and reached a level of doom emphasized
> >>   by licensing (noncommercial crapola) issues and bundled libraries
> >
> > The licensing situation in some of these modules is pretty ugly, no
> > doubt.  It's a great thing that the Zikula guys are working with us to
> > resolve them, but I hope we can get traction soon since we'd like to
> > have our system off the ground in August.
> >
> 
> And while they hate the pain of the work involved. they do realize
> that this is beneficial to them. They are essentially getting a
> licensing audit for free. And just as we are getting help from them,
> we are returning that help.

Nothing like a win-win!

Karsten put it well here:
http://iquaid.org/2009/07/16/fedora-zikula-infrastructure-of-freedom-ftw/

Paul


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