A couple weeks ago Mozilla Thunderbird released version 60 and a lot of extensions became incompatible. Amongst them Exchange Calendar, an extension that allows to sync calendars, tasks and contacts with a Microsoft Exchange Server. That extension has served me well over the last years in my job where we …read more
Two months ago I asked for help porting python-debianbts, to Python3. Python-debianbts is a tiny little library that allows for querying Debian's bug tracking system. Since Debian's reportbug depends on it, the library is installed on ca 80% of the Debian installations. The main blocker back then was that python-debianbts …read more
I'm currently trying to find a way to port python-debianbts to Python3. Debian's standard bugreport tool reportbug depends on python-debianbts and can thus not convert to Python3 if python-debianbts does not as well. Unfortunately python-debianbts depends on SoapPy for parsing the Debian bugtracker's responses, and that library is …read more
The result for the General Resolution about the init system coupling is out and the result is, not quite surprisingly, "General Resolution is not required".
When skimming over -devel or -private from time to time, one easily gets the impression that we are all a bunch of zealots, all too …read more
Let's consider the following scenario: I have two Python processes receiving the same events and I have to measure the delay between when process A received the event and when process B received it, as precisely as possible (i.e. less than 1ms).
Using Python 2.7 and a Unix …read more
Last week we released Wheezy, roughly two years after our last release Squeeze.
I'd like to thank all the contributors in- and outside of Debian for your fine work! Every single contribution -- no matter how big or small -- summed up to the wonderful release we finished last week. Without you …read more
can anyone recommend a good Thunderbird extension which allows for synchronizing the address book with Google mail? So far I tried Google Contacts, but something went wrong with the syncing and some contacts where deleted on both sides. To avoid this problem, one can use Google Contacts in …read more
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