[maemo-community] Remarkable community projects

From: Quim Gil quim.gil at nokia.com
Date: Mon Sep 15 07:31:30 EEST 2008
(Taking out the cross-posting to maemo-users)


ext Eric Warnke wrote:
> https://wiki.maemo.org/Task:Remarkable_community_projects
> Looking over the wiki page related the to Remarkable Community  
> Projects a lot has changed in the past 2 months.  Many of the "ruled  
> out" applications have cleaned up and would qualify again today.  Just  
> from a casual inspection there were 5 applications that would qualify  
> if it were re-evaluated today and I'm pretty sure there are a few more  
> that I didn't have time to double check.
> Barring any objections I will start a new page designed to be updated  
> over time to highlight new and upcoming projects based on a number of  
> simple criteria.


Why don't you simply evolve the current page and process? I started that
page crying simultaneously for community maintainers... like you.

Note also that Dave connected that process to the Downloads Pearls, so
it is a little corner of maemo.org with a clear impact even for end users.

>  Based on the existing criteria.
> *Alive: Maintained regularly and available in the last stable release.
> *Open: community feedback and contributions are part of the project -  
> open source is a very good factor but not a must.
> *Stable: feature set complete, installs flawlessly, works, doesn't  
> harm the system, secure.
> *Finger/thumb UI: stylus to be required only in exceptional and  
> evident cases (e.g. drawing apps).
> *Decent design: visually attractive and/or simple interface that works  
> just as expected.
> *maemo.org active: available in extras, complete information page in  
> Downloads.
> *Non commercial: Not developed by Nokia or commercial partners.
> *Nomination supported by 3 wiki users and no reasonable objections
> The talk page with have the nominations and the main page will have  
> the list.
> Cheers,
> Eric

Quim Gil
marketing manager, open source
Maemo Software @ Nokia

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