release team meeting
I was in Vancouver for a meeting of the Debian release team plus James and Ryan, which was dreamed up by Andreas and me when we were in Oslo as a way to try to use some of the resources of debian-edu to improve persistent problems in Debian.
I'm pretty happy with what we managed to decide and accomplish. Once we were all sitting down around a table it seemed we'd all been thinking about the same problems, and when solutions were proposed they seemed to be the same ones everyone had been fumbling toward on their own. We seemed to quickly arrive at solutions to problems; we worked through an agenda we'd all expected would take two days in just the first day. I'm not going to talk about specifics until things are finalised and announced, but some of the results are sure to be controversial. Others will be enthusiastically welcomed by most everyone.