[maemo-community] Maemo Packaging Policy

From: Tim tim at samoff.com
Date: Fri Apr 10 04:06:19 EEST 2009

I may be ignorant, but I didn't even know this doc existed -- in fact, 
I'm surprised that is came from Maemo SW. ;)

Would this be something that should move to the wiki?


Jeremiah Foster wrote:
> Hello,
> 	Since we are all here on this list, actively working to define
> maemo.org, I would like to turn our attention to the official
> packaging document; Maemo Packaging Policy v0.23. https://maemo.org/forrest-images/pdf/maemo-policy.pdf
> 	This document has a lot of missing pieces. This makes it hard for
> someone to get started packaging specifically for maemo if they do not
> have a debian packaging background. This is unfortunate.
> 	I think a clear, well defined policy document is a pre-requisite for
> high quality packages, which in turn will lead to more stable software
> on the tablets and happier users.
> 	I would like to request that the council engage with Nokia to define
> ownership of the policy manual and task the relevant parties with
> updating the documentation and policy itself so that we can have a
> more complete and up-to-date policy for the community and those
> working on maemo packages.
> 	Warm regards,
> 	Jeremiah
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