[maemo-community] Pushing community software to prime time

From: Dave Neary dneary at maemo.org
Date: Thu Oct 9 15:59:44 EEST 2008
Hi Quim,

quim.gil at nokia.com wrote:
> In short, it would be great to get a list of community projects you
> think that Nokia should support in order to have them in excellent
> condition and ready for real users the day Maemo 5 is released. By the
> end of the month?

Isn't that the point of featured apps?

That certainly seems like a good starting point for projects to put on a

> We will make a selection from the projects proposed and we will
> collaborate with them in the areas they need most in order to be ready
> for prime time. This activity will be part of a wider support to
> developers targeting the Fremantle release. Peter explained in the Maemo
> Summit the basics and we will explain you more as soon as we have a
> defined plan.
> What criteria to consider to select the projects with big potential? A
> basic reference would be
> http://wiki.maemo.org/Task:Remarkable_community_projects#Criteria but of
> course the bonus comes from unique software squeezing the potential of
> Maemo and specifically the new features that Fremantle brings. 
> It is a very good chance also to show the potential of non-profit
> community collaboration to the users that will know about Maemo 5
> without knowing much about Linux or open source. Let's work for that!
> Do you think you can come up with that list? Is 3 weeksa reasonable
> timeframe?

Can you help refine the plan a little? How many applications are you
looking for, max? How do you plan on gathering and organising feedback,
or is it up to us to propose and organise something? When will we know
we're finished?


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