[maemo-community] Maemo Elections - Extended

From: robert bauer nybauer at gmail.com
Date: Wed Apr 4 15:32:27 EEST 2012
On Wed, Apr 4, 2012 at 7:51 AM, Felipe Crochik <felipe at crochik.com> wrote:

> > Why the need to create a new Maemo site - in 2012? Apart from paying
>> > the maintenance bill, Nokia is not doing anything at maemo.org. The
>> > cost is mainly the extras/downloads part, which is something not
>> > trivial (neither cheap) to replicate elsewhere.
>> I agree with Quim here. There is no way to successfully replicate all
>> the hard work done on Maemo.org. Bring other projects in and make it
>> bigger.
> It is a little naive of me but as long as we have lots of users with
> interest on the maemo.org, Nokia will also.
> Just the fact that so many new harmattan users found maemo to be their
> home tells about how good this community is.
> I am actually more concerned with the future of meego.com than maemo.org
> The one part of maemo.org that (especially as a developer) frustrates me
> is the extras "promotion" -  I don't think giving super power to a couple
> users is the answer (it may be a band-aid for now). It is a larger problem
> and has been for a quite a while. I think the decision of installing
> something that is "devel" quality, "testing" quality or "extras" quality
> should be left to the user on an application basis (maybe something like a
> "stability indicator" next to the "user rating" is all that is needed. We
> should try again to work with whatever is left of meego (appsformeego, obs,
> ...)
> I don't think we need garage either (there are so many other places that
> can be used, like the projects @ nokia.com).
> Ultimately, I think the goal should to aggregate and not disperse.
> Just wanted to add my 2ct - I don't think maemo.org is dead!

Hi Felipe,

It is nice to see so many people returning back to maemo and taking an
interest in making it better.

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