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|You might have heard of the new Debian AI Team, the mailinglist being [[https://lists.debian.org/debian-ai/|here]], there's now also an
irc channel for your convenience (#debian-ai on OFTC). For the curious here's the [[https://qa.debian.org/developer.php?email=debian-ai%40lists.debian.org|QA page]]
|Alexander Wirt [[https://lists.debian.org/msgid-search/20200910204112.GF11693@lisa.snow-crash.local|announced]]
the creation of the
[[https://lists.debian.org/debian-academy/|debian-academy]] (Debian e-learning platform),
[[https://lists.debian.org/debian-scheme/|debian-scheme]] (packaging for the Scheme programming language),
[[https://lists.debian.org/debian-ai/|debian-ai]] (artificial intelligence, machine learning & hardware acceleration) and
[[https://lists.debian.org/debian-xen/|debian-xen]] (packaging of Xen)
mailing lists and
the disabling of the debian-research list.
-- Paul Wise
=== New IRC channel: #debian-ai ===
You might have heard of the new Debian AI Team, the new mailing list being [[https://lists.debian.org/debian-ai/|debian-ai]], there's now also an
IRC channel for your convenience (#debian-ai on OFTC). For the curious here's the [[https://qa.debian.org/developer.php?email=debian-ai%40lists.debian.org|QA page]]
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Archive rebuilds as a service
Lucas Nussbaum announced that he is able to run archive rebuilds on a quite regular basis and offers to do them on behalf of others. Archive rebuilds can be useful find FTBFS bugs or to test new versions of compilers, interpreters, or other packages that are common build-depends. If that is useful for you or your team, please get in touch with him. You will need an explanation of why the rebuild test is needed, a script that customizes a chroot and a list of source packages to test-build. There may be a few weeks of waiting, due to gathering several rebuilds into batches.
-- Paul Wise
A link to other distros
The Debian package tracker now has an "other distros" link. This brings you to a page containing metadata about how the upstream of the current Debian package has been packaged in other distributions. This page is provided by the Repology service, which monitors a large number of package repositories and other sources. You can use this page to connect with your fellow packagers, view patches available in other distros, look up bugs reported in other distros, find packaging tips/tricks/tweaks/differences, adopt some of these things and or talk to upstream about these things. The Repology service is Free Software and monitors packages from Linux/BSD distros, third-party Linux/Unix/non-Unix package repos, language-specific package repos, news sites and other sources. Your DDPO page also links to your Repology maintainers page, where you can see outdated versions and URL problems for your packages.
-- Paul Wise
Collaborators needed for derivatives census
I'm looking for collaborators on the Debian derivatives census, which aims to integrate derivatives with the Debian community and infrastructure. I'm looking for folks who are not very involved in Debian and would like to increase their involvement. The census involves a mixture of information, social and technical work. I believe the census is valuable to Debian and to derivatives and that it helps build mutually beneficial connections between Debian and the wider community of Free Software distributions.
-- Paul Wise
New Debian mailing lists: e-learning, Scheme, AI/ML, Xen
Alexander Wirt announced the creation of the debian-academy (Debian e-learning platform), debian-scheme (packaging for the Scheme programming language), debian-ai (artificial intelligence, machine learning & hardware acceleration) and debian-xen (packaging of Xen) mailing lists and the disabling of the debian-research list.
-- Paul Wise
New IRC channel: #debian-ai
You might have heard of the new Debian AI Team, the new mailing list being debian-ai, there's now also an IRC channel for your convenience (#debian-ai on OFTC). For the curious here's the QA page with a list of packages already maintained by the team.
-- Gurkan Myczko
Lenovo discounts for Debian Developers
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-- Laura Arjona Reina