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Debian: Kotlin, Utkarsh Gupta and Paul Wise

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  • Debian GSoC Kotlin project blog: Kotlin Update

    Kotlin is being packaged under the Google Summer of Code within the Debian organization itself. The major reason behind bringing Kotlin in Debian is to update all the Android packages which are now heavily dependent upon the Kotlin libraries.

    The major work to bring Kotlin into Debian is done for the version 1.3.30, by Saif Abdul Cassim (goes by m36 on IRC) as a part of his GSoC'2019. All his contributions to the team can be found in his blog posts.

    So, for now, we have a bootstrap package and a Kotlin package for the version with 1.3.30. There were still changes needed as we lacked some of the dependencies for Kotlin, and the source package lacked copyright information and didn’t comply with Debian standards.

  • Utkarsh Gupta: FOSS Activites in May 2020

    Here’s my (eighth) monthly update about the activities I’ve done in the F/L/OSS world.

  • Paul Wise: FLOSS Activities May 2020

    This month I didn't have any particular focus. I just worked on issues in my info bubble.

My Work on Debian LTS (May 2020)

Jonathan Carter: Free Software Activities for 2020-05

  • Jonathan Carter: Free Software Activities for 2020-05

    I would say that this was a crazy month, but with everything ever escalating, does that even mean anything anymore?

    I lost track of tracking my activities in the second half of the month, and I’m still not very good at logging the “soft stuff”, that is, things like non-technical work but that also takes up a lot of time, but will continue to work on it.

    [...]

    I’m also moving DPL activities to the DPL blog, so even though it’s been a busy month in the free software world… my activity log here will look somewhat deceptively short this month…

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