Doug Moen will introduce his new project Baz. Baz is new open source project with the goal of publishing desktop apps to every desktop in the world as easily as we access webapps. Installing software should be as easy as downloading a package from a website, with the resulting program registered with the OS's package management system. Bazaar will be an associated, decentralized app store embedded in the world wide web.
Doug will introduce his plans for the project, and solicit helpers to help him make it a reality.
Andrew Cant will tell us about his journeys in updating Ruby libraries. He writes:
It is time for Andrew Cant to update his slightly neglected Ruby gems. What choices will he need to make? Who knows!
Some of the details will be Ruby specific, but should also apply to maintaining any open source repository. Andrew will try to give you ideas for updating your own libraries.