[maemo-developers] Engadget, developers, extras-dev and Maemo LTS

From: Jeremiah Foster jeremiah at jeremiahfoster.com
Date: Sun Jan 24 14:54:45 EET 2010
On Jan 22, 2010, at 18:54, Aldon Hynes wrote:

> I would respectfully suggest that engadget's view, while representing the
> view of the person that wrote it, is perhaps no more or less representative
> of the views of users than views expressed by developers on this list.

Except that Endgadget has a widely viewed website. :p
> Developers are an important set of users.

But they remain a subset.

>  Engadget readers and another
> potentially important set of users.  It seems to me that the balance between
> different catalogs, including things like extras-developer catalog helps
> meet some of the needs of both communities, and going forward it may make
> sense for other catalogs.  Likewise, it may make sense, moving forward to
> look at supporting both a current version of maemo and a maemo LTS (long
> term support) version.

Interesting idea - maybe Mer is that LTS version? Maybe not. Nonetheless, much food for though.

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