[lsb-discuss] Potential LSB Tasks

Wichmann, Mats D mats.d.wichmann at intel.com
Tue Mar 20 05:50:02 PDT 2007

lsb-discuss-bounces at lists.freestandards.org wrote:
> With the shipment of LSB 3.1 Update 1, I'd like to propose a week or
> two's effort to discuss prioritization for the next 6 months of LSB
> spec and tool development.  In short, the Linux Foundation has some
> meaningful resources to apply to improving the LSB (including about
> 25 developers at the Russian Academy of Sciences (RAS), several full-
> time in-house engineers, the current LF member companies who want to
> see the LSB succeed, and of course the network of Linux professionals
> who have built the LSB over the last 9 years).  But we never have
> enough resources for everything we want to do.
> First, I'd like to create a fairly comprehensive list of everything
> that we reasonably want to do this year.  Then, I'd like to get the
> key constituencies (particularly the RAS) to estimate the person
> years and calendar time involved for tasks they are likely to carry
> out.  Finally, I'd like to make some hard choices on what we do and
> don't have resources for.  However, in your replies to this email,
> please feel free to mix your answers to any and all of these
> questions.  And, of course, please add to the list of what we should
> be doing.  However, I really would like to focus on things that we
> reasonably could get done in 2007 if we make them a priority, so that
> this discussion doesn't become too abstract.
> Here are some current todo lists:
> LSB Test Todo (mostly small tasks that would clean up some of the
> test infrastructure) This page should be merged into the LSB Todo
> List. http://www.linux-foundation.org/en/LSB_Test_TODO
> Project Plan 3.2 (somewhat out-of-date view of what should be in 3.2)
> http://www.linux-foundation.org/en/ProjectPlan32
> LSB Futures Tracker (desperately out of date database)
> We should either fix this or retire it
> http://www.linux-foundation.org/futures/candidates/all-
> groupstatusname.html 
> LSBTodoList (Small to large tasks that don't fit directly in the
> release path, but would be great to have done anyway.)
> http://www.linux-foundation.org/en/LSBTodoList
> Application Checker Enhancements
> http://www.linux-foundation.org/en/Application_Checker_Enhancements

An additional resource:


the buglist still needs a thorough scrub and integration of
isses from some of the above lists, which has been on hold
due to the work on the update.

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