[arch-dev-public] Please provide Info for my talk!

Allan McRae allan at archlinux.org
Fri Feb 22 02:14:28 EST 2013

On 20/02/13 00:15, Allan McRae wrote:
> Hi,
> I am giving an hour long talk at the end of next week about Arch, how it
> works and why we are successful.  I will focus on stuff I am involved
> with (i.e. pacman...), but will give examples of things like how we
> decided on systemd, the new installer, etc.  (other suggestions welcome)
> One thing I would like to talk about is our interaction with upstream.
> I know a few of us have commit access to various upstream projects, or
> have regularly contributed patches, or have upstream bug tracker
> privileges etc.  Could people let me know about these things so I can
> make a summary.
> Something else I was specifically asked to cover is future plans for
> Arch.  Does anyone have things beyond updating packages they want to do?
> Finally, if you are in Lisbon on the 1st of March, come see me!  Search
> for "SINFO XX" for details.
> Allan
> P.S.  Please reply off list to avoid irrelevant noise and we don't want
> to spoil my talk!   I believe the talk will be posted on youtube and I
> will make my slides available too.

Any further responses to this?   I had (maybe not so...) surprisingly
few so far.


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