[maemo-users] Steve's Ranty Review #1: N800 ogg support and the repository question

From: James Sparenberg james at linuxrebel.org
Date: Sat Oct 20 11:21:20 EEST 2007
On Friday 19 October 2007 09:30:50 Steve Greenland wrote:
> According to Krischan Keitsch <krischan.keitsch at alumni.tu-berlin.de>:
> > The optimum may be between the two - meaning we need some kind of
> > a quality management for the community efforts. To approve that
> > just verified and checked apps are in the official and universe
> > repositories. So that Jill Random and ourselves can benefit from rock
> > solid high quality apps. What do you think?
> Who is going to do the testing and certification? It's a lot of work,
> and not particularly rewarding. And I can guarantee that sooner or later
> some developers will feel personally maltreated by any such group.
> Probably the easiest workable solution is something like the Debian
> unstable/testing process, whereby packages are uploaded to unstable, and
> migrate to testing after meeting certain criteria (no new serious bugs,
> installs with only other testing packages, etc.)
> But I'd settle for just getting people to use one repo, rather than
> setting up there own.
> Regards,
> Steve

Heck I'm hoping for an agreement on how to spell "Utilities"  (Ok cheap shot 
meant to be humorous not mean.)  But case sensitive does yield fun in this 


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