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The GNOME Journal: Behind the Scenes: Elijah Newren

Apr 27, 2006, 04:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Lucas Rocha)

[ Thanks to GJ editors for this link. ]

"In what ways do you contribute to GNOME?

"First of all, I intentionally write it as Gnome, and will continue to do so. Five letters of all caps just sucks. Concerning your question: I contribute to Gnome in a few different areas. I've triaged a huge number of bugs, though I'm still a far second to Gerardo and have concentrated more on other things recently; I assisted with the last Bugzilla upgrade and continue to work on random odds and ends to improve Gnome bugzilla (though I successfully avoid the hard work like the stuff that Andrew did for 2.16 and Olav did for 2.20); I wrote a tutorial on developing with Gnome covering just some very basics of getting started that someday I hope to get back to and improve; I'm a member of the release team (the least clueful one); and I'm co-maintainer for metacity and libwnck..."

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