[IAEP] Sugar platform overview
alsroot at member.fsf.org
Tue Jan 6 05:05:09 EST 2009
On Tue, Jan 06, 2009 at 10:18:51AM +0100, Tomeu Vizoso wrote:
> On Tue, Dec 30, 2008 at 08:27, Aleksey Lim <alsroot at member.fsf.org> wrote:
> > I think having central [meta-db] has many benefits:
> > - collaboration: everybody works in one "trunk"
> > not doing the same work while packaging sugar for various distros
> > patches/content could be moved from [backends] level to [meta-db] level
> > and everybody could benefit from that
> > - flexibility: we could choose any format for sugar packaging,
> > it needs only proper templates
> > - central db is the simplest way to discover sugar and adding new components
> > Note:
> > http://sugarlabs.org/go/DeploymentTeam/jhconvert
> > could be considered as one of the possible prototypes
> Sounds good to me if packagers think that will help them.
in fact, its only my own outlook (while packaging sugar for gentoo and alt)
I couldn't say for all packagers. Besides, it could be hard to maintain
for significantly amount of distros (but valuable for small distros).
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