WANTED: Fedora KDE QA Testers

A S Alam apreet.alam at gmail.com
Wed Jul 22 01:58:27 UTC 2009

On ਬੁੱਧਵਾਰ  22 ਜੁਲਾਈ 2009 07:06 ਸਵੇਰੇ, Kevin Kofler wrote:
> Hi,
> in KDE SIG, we currently have most of the roles in the packaging workflow
> covered:
> * packagers (several)
> * triager (tuxbrewr a.k.a. SMParrish)
> * rel-eng member (rdieter)
> * live CD maintainer (svahl)
> etc.
> but there's an important role missing: testers!
> Of course, the purpose of this e-mail is not to discourage anybody wanting
> to help us in some other area, additional help is always welcome. However,
> one or more testers would be really needed, as currently all of the testing
> falls either on us developers or on some users who just quickly test one
> thing. It would be great to have dedicated testers, also in light of the new
> critical path QA which was recently decided by FESCo.
> Being a tester has a much lower barrier to entry than most other forms of
> contribution, you just need:
> * some HD space to install test systems to
>    (ideally, you'd have Rawhide, Fn and Fn-1 on at least one machine each,
>     but even just testing one release is helpful)
>    and
> * some spare time.
>    (Of course, we cannot and will not expect you to work full time on this!
>     We know unpaid volunteers' time is limited. Several of us KDE SIG
>     members, me included, are not paid to work on Fedora either.)
> No programming, drawing, technical writing etc. skills are required.
> If you sign up, you will be volunteering with the KDE SIG and the QA
> project. You will get more directions from the KDE and QA teams, but
> basically your tasks will include trying to reproduce bugs, doing some basic
> functionality testing of updates (especially critical ones) to test for
> regressions, and similar things. While not strictly required, attending the
> KDE SIG and QA meetings on IRC would be helpful.
> If you are interested, please reply to this call for help. (The reply should
> be going to the fedora-kde mailing list.) You can also contact us on
> #fedora-kde on FreeNode IRC.
> Note that this is a call for volunteer help, NOT A PAID JOB OFFER!
>          Kevin Kofler
Hi Kevin,
  I would like join KDE testing. I have few systems with KDE
on rawhide and fedora 11.

A S Alam

A S Alam
Punjabi Open Source Team

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