[Mageia-discuss] a cross-distribution meeting about software installers

Samuel Verschelde stormi at laposte.net
Sun Jan 16 19:39:14 CET 2011

Le dimanche 9 janvier 2011 20:21:51, P. Christeas a écrit :
> On Sunday 09 January 2011, Samuel Verschelde wrote:
> > Hi,
> > Here is how Vincent presents the project :
> > 
> > Blue-sky goals:
> >     * agree on a common UI to install applications
> >     * agree on what metadata to use, how to generate it, where to host it
> >     * agree on a protocol to use to provide non-static metadata (featured
> > 
> > apps, ratings, comments, etc.)
> > 
> >     * decide what metadata can be shared between distros, and what should
> > 
> > stay distro-specific (eg: do we want user comments to be shared?)
> Well, this is great news!
> It seems I'm not the only one thinking about cross-distro development
> inside the Linux ecosystem.
> I hope it opens everybody's eyes on the collaboration issue.
> Let me suggest: could you agree to continue the conversation in FOSDEM? I
> guess, after your efficient meeting in Nuernberg, we could have a wider
> (and perhaps more noisy, too) chat in Brussels.

I think Vincent Untz plans to share the results of this discussion at FOSDEM 
(not totally sure). Of course we can continue the conversation in FOSDEM, but 
I think there won't be a dedicated event for that.



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