[Mageia-discuss] Introducing mageia-app-db

Michael Scherer misc at zarb.org
Fri Nov 5 02:35:12 CET 2010

Le jeudi 04 novembre 2010 à 09:58 +0100, Samuel Verschelde a écrit :
> Le jeudi 4 novembre 2010 09:01:33, Daniel Le Berre a écrit :
> > I noticed that web site a few days ago:
> > http://apps.mandriva.org.pl/en/category/gnome
> > 
> > 
> > It looks like it offers an "app store" like approach to package
> > management for Mandriva.
> > 
> > The current features are not much different from the current package
> > manager, but it could be a good starting point for your project IMHO.
> > 
> Thanks for the link, I didn't know about this project. There are interesting ideas there, from the presentation point of view.  
> However from what I see it will be easier for me to start from scratch (we already began) than reusing something else. 
> This is no NIH syndrome, rather the need to have total control on the database schema and the 
> code in order to be able to implement the features we want.

Not to mention that the source code do not seems available.

May I suggest to take a look at the license AGPL v3 for the software
( and also the idea behind Franklin Street statement )

Michael Scherer

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