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Report on “Debbugs – New developments in the ongoing struggle against bugs” by Don Armstrong at Debconf

Here are some notes I took about the lecture “Debbugs – New developments in the ongoing struggle against bugs” by Don Armstrong at Debconf 10 (that I watched from the stream). Note that the slides are at : http://rzlab.ucr.edu/debian/debbugs_presentation_debconf10.pdf, and … Continue reading

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My report after the BOF on distributed bugtrackers at DebConf

Here are my notes about the very insteresting BOF on distributed bugtrackers held at DebConf This is just some elements of report (some taken from the gobby edits, and written down by me after watching the video (unfortunately missing 2 … Continue reading

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Great talk “Distributed bug tracking for Debian with SD” at DebConf

This is a quick report and notes about the great presentation made at DebConf on “Distributed bug tracking for Debian with SD” by Christine Spang (http://penta.debconf.org/dc10_schedule/events/591.en.html) Hopefully, the slides are gonna be published soon, but in the meantime, you have … Continue reading

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“Weaving a Semantic Web Across OSS Repositories: Unleashing a New Potential for Academia and Practice” published

A new paper of ours was just published. If you’re curious about all that Semantic Web and Linked Data hype and how it would impact forges and other software development tools, and the link with Open Source development platforms, then, … Continue reading

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Report on ALM, QA and industrialization methods and tools presented in “development” track at RMLL 2010 (2/4)

This is the second part of my report from the recent RMLL/LSM 2010 “Development” technical track (see the first part here: http://www-public.it-sudparis.eu/~berger_o/weblog/2010/07/22/report-on-programming-languages-and-techniques-in-development-session-of-rmlllsm-2010-1n/)

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First draft of Helios_bt bug ontology : request for comment

We’ve been working on modeling bug reports properties for quite a long time, but never managed to stabilize an ontology specification. Better late than never, here’s our first proposed draft and our request for comments : More details in the … Continue reading

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New OAuth plugin for Mantis

I’ve been working on implementing a (my first) plugin for Mantis to provide OAuth support in Mantis. I now have a first 0.5 version that may be tested. More details here. Nest step will be to try and use it … Continue reading

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Some news of our efforts around OSLC-CM and future plans

OSLC-CM V1 is a proposed standard for REST APIs of bugtrackers, and in our seek for more interoperability in the bugtracker space, we’ve been very interested in it. OSLC-CM is quite young and only so far implemented in proprietary tools … Continue reading

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Very interesting presentations this morning at OWF about the future of the Semantic Desktop

I’ve attended this morning the OWF session on the future Semantic Desktops, with excellent presentations by Stefan Decker (DERI) on the concepts of the Semantic Web and the Social Semantic Desktop, by the Zeitgeist project guys (Seif Lofty and Alexander … Continue reading

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Triplification / RDF extraction for bugzillas and for Debian bugs

To summarize some ideas and try and promote the work we’ve done in the frame of Helios, we’ve submitted a short paper (PDF) to the triplification challenge. Alas, others had better projects, and we didn’t win, apparently. Still, we’ll continue … Continue reading

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First Bugzilla triplify prototype released to validate ontologies for RDF (Linked Data for bugs)

In the course of trying to propose Semantic Web ontologies that would suite the needs of the free software maintainers, in the frame of Helios, here’s another step. We’ve just released a first prototype of the use of triplify to … Continue reading

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2 presentations about Helios, Semantic Web, bugs, etc. at RMLL 2009

In the “Development” track of the recent LSM/RMLL 2009, we (Stephane Laurière and me) have presented two related speeches, about the use of Semantic Web technology in the frame of Open Source projects development. Stéphane presented SWIM : Semantic Web … Continue reading

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Extending bts-link beyond debbugs (starting with mantis)

We want to be able to extend bts-link (or -like services) so that bugs linked between different bugtrackers can be linked to each-other and the status changes monitored, as part of our tasks in Helios (see LinkedBugsMonitoring). We’ll probably try … Continue reading

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Introduction to bts-link slides

bts-link is a very useful tool which helps keep track of bug status changes when a Debian bug has been marked as linked to another bug in an other (upstream) bugtracker. I’ve prepared some slides of introduction for our partners … Continue reading

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Meme time : I’m going to FOSDEM

Hehe, I’m going to FOSDEM too. It will be an occasion to discuss bugtracking and bugs synchronisation, and maybe other things, like bts-link, we’re (planing to be) working on for the Helios project. See you in Brussels

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