[3dprinter-general] Please be verbose whether you would like to get your Blend promoted by tasksel

Bas Wijnen wijnen at debian.org
Tue Aug 26 15:50:44 UTC 2014


This is a reply just to the 3-D printer list.  I would like to discuss
our answer to this before posting it to everyone.  

I think we currently shouldn't put our packages as a tasksel option,
because it would suggest a more complete system than we provide.  On the
other hand, I would like to change that, and I think this can be an
incentive for us to get to that state sooner.

Perhaps we should document on the wiki what are the requirements for
this?  Which packages are required; is any new software needed (a
control center of some sort, to choose which programs to start, for

What are your thoughts?


On Tue, Aug 26, 2014 at 01:27:23PM +0200, Andreas Tille wrote:
> Hi,
> yesterday I joined the videostream of the installer BoF at DebConf[1].
> I also became a bit involved via IRC.  Joey Hess raised the question
> about the criteria to add a Blend or not.  I answered "all in the list
> of the bug report #758116" which IMHO fits the criterion of "actively
> maintained and some valuable content for users".
> I think it should be also a criterion that the team behind the Blend
> confirms that they are interested and so I'm hereby pinging all lists in
> question to ask you for confirmation.  I have set Reply-To to the bug
> report and the general Blends list in case you are interested in further
> discussion with other Blends.
> Any input is welcome to make sure users will realise the fruits of your
> great work at the earliest point in time.
> Kind regards
>      Andreas.
> [1] https://summit.debconf.org/debconf14/meeting/44/debian-installer-and-cd-bof/
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