[Pkg-e-devel] [Debian] E17 on the FreeRunner

Enrico Zini enrico at enricozini.org
Sat Feb 28 01:00:22 UTC 2009

On Sat, Feb 28, 2009 at 12:01:08AM +1100, Carsten Haitzler wrote:

> thats not the way upstream (ie e development) sees it. e17 should install
> everything for your ui to be functional and useful and get you to the point of
> running apps to.. install more stuff. thats how we see it. :) you should
> install it (from source as we deilver it) and have a functional desktop shell
> ready to go without needing yet more companion apps just to get there. :)


> then.. you are in trouble. your distro policy basically goes entirely against a
> fast development model. we are not able to help you with your own distro's
> policies that slow down the rate you can adapt to changes :( there is a reason
> we haven't stamped out a release - we know we change api's. more rapidly than
> most places. in fact is is our plan to make lots of them to make sure once we
> stamp a 1.0 on libs - it wont break much in future. do all the breaks now -
> while we can.

You do realise that this means that you will never release any code fit
for serious adoption?

Anyway, thank you for making it clear: now I know what to expect.



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