On Tue, Oct 19, 2010 at 9:51 AM, Andreas Tille <andr...@an3as.eu> wrote:
> 1. Mailing list
> I suggested to use debian-multime...@lists.debian.org as general
> discussion list (for instance for discussion like this) for a Debian
> Multimedia Blend and for an entry point of users to talk to the
> package developers. This list has turned out to be a good success
> in other Blends.
> The reason to not to do so was that this list is used as packaging
> list of DeMudi packages.
> List Archive of August: 8 mails
> List Archive of September: 1 SPAM mail
> List Archive of October: 1 mail
> In short: The mailing list is de facto free and really using it
> might be a way to actively be notified about packages which are not
> yet moved under pkg-multimedia-maintainers maintenance.
+1 to the 'merge' action.
> 2. The name
> I'm in strong favour of DeMuDi because it is catchy and might be
> 3. The tasks
> We had also a discussion about reasonable tasks. I hereby want to
> stress that my proposed task definitions which are rendered here
> for a better overview are simply a suggestion of an uneducated multimedia
> outsider. They are probably not very practical - but it is a task for
> a multimedia expert and it should be *done* (not only discussed). If
> you ask me, it should be done *before* Squeeze release. Even if we
> will probably not able to release metapackages (we did not even decided
> whether we want them at all - see below) - we can mention DeMuDi in the
> release notes of Squeeze anyway. If not - we are simlpy missing a chance
> to get attention of a wide public.
I already had a look and will try to adjusting them, there is
something I'd like to change.
> 4. Metapackages
> I'm in favour of creating metapackages because they have certain
> and they at least do not harm.
I agree, +1 to this too.
> 5. Debtags
> The DebTags technique should be used more heavily in Blends (see for
> ). I do not mind what comes first: Designing Debtags for multimedia
> packages and proper debtagging for *all* relevant packages or defining
> tasks, putting the packages in and use the tasks pages for enabling proper
> DebTagging. IMHO the latter approach is more simple and can be easier
> done. Once the DebTagging is done properly we might be able to decide
> about means how to create tasks from DebTags. In any case we have to *do*
> something - nothing comes from sit and wait.
I agree, again, and I think the second approach should be fine.
Alessio Treglia <ales...@debian.org>
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