[maemo-community] Pushing community software to prime time

From: gary liquid liquid at gmail.com
Date: Fri Oct 10 10:50:32 EEST 2008
I know liqbase caught everybodies imagination.
My throat has only just recovered from showing people round it at the summit

Its not even complete for diablo, let alone for other OSes.
It needs help but draws us into it every day


On Fri, Oct 10, 2008 at 7:04 AM, Quim Gil <quim.gil at nokia.com> wrote:

> ext Dave Neary wrote:
> > 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?
> > https://maemo.org/downloads/featured/OS2008/25/
> Yes and no. There you have stable apps focused on Diablo. How many of
> them would raise a WOW! from a new real user getting Maemo for the first
> time in her hands? And how many apps not in that list because they are
> unstable or don't even exist in Maemo might have a huge potential
> combined with the Fremantle capabilities?
> This exercise requires more imagination from all of us than just going
> to extras and see what is in there.
> > That certainly seems like a good starting point for projects to put on a
> > pedestal.
> Starting point yes, but think wide. To propose concrete benchmarks:
> things that would impress even your non-geeky your friends. Things that
> tech bloggers wouldn't like to miss in their Maemo 5 review. Things
> that, in fact, don't exist entirely today but can be a reality next year.
> > Can you help refine the plan a little? How many applications are you
> > looking for, max?
> We don't want to predefine a limit, even if our resources will be
> limited and as a principle we prefer to showcase a more limited set of
> applications each one of them being just excellent. A main reason is
> that the only fact that the Maemo community selects an app a 'candidate
> for Fremantle star' should be helpful for that app to get community
> attention and contributions, with or without the direct support of Nokia.
> We are more interested in good level of creativity and potential. If
> only 3 projects get there, fine. If there are 30, all the better. But
> getting 30 by lowering expectations sounds like a poor trade off.
> > How do you plan on gathering and organising feedback,
> > or is it up to us to propose and organise something?
> You decide and we adapt to your process.
> > When will we know we're finished?
> 2008/11/01  :)
> --
> Quim Gil
> marketing manager, open source
> Maemo Software @ Nokia
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