Flock 2015 thoughts.

Getting started at Flock Like everyone on the Fedora Engineering team, I was in Rochester for the Flock conference last week. After several flight delays on our direct flight from DCA to Rochester, Justin Forbes, Ricky Elrod, and I finally arrived a little after 9:00pm — about four hours late. Thankfully Josh Boyer came to pick …

DevConf.cz, days 1 and 2.

DevConf.cz day 1, Friday. Friday was the first day of sessions at DevConf.cz, the biggest and best Czech open source event by developers, for developers. The event was packed, with over 900 attendees even before the weekend started! First up at 9:00 sharp was Tim Burke’s keynote about how Red …

Rocky road made smooth.

Thanks to hard work by people working on the Fedora Infrastructure team, we have a newer Transifex working on translate.fp.o. I wrote more about this in an earlier post, so I won’t endlessly repeat the whistles and cheers of a grateful (Fedora) nation here. But it’s now, while the Docs …

Election extensions.

As seen here on the fedora-advisory-board list: Although Mike McGrath and the Infrastructure team don’t expect the server relocation to affect our upcoming elections, we want to make sure the community’s ability to vote is not unnecessarily affected given the timing. The original voting period was December 8-15, and the …

Fedora Talk activity day.

For a while now, I’ve been working on plans for a FAD to work on our Fedora Talk VoIP system. There are a couple gaps I’d really like to fill, such as the ability to record, publish, and/or stream calls. These features would make the system much more capable of …

If I’m lyin’, I’m dyin’.

Some important statistics from the first week of Fedora 11 release: Over 140 Terabytes of Fedora 11 shipped via BitTorrent. Approximately 200,000 direct downloads from unique IP addresses. (Incidentally, there were over 600,000 requests but some IP addresses requested more than one download.) Over 1,000,000 1,200,000 visits to our web …