Re: derivatives distro census
On Wed, Jun 30, 2010 at 3:15 PM, Stefano Zacchiroli <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 30, 2010 at 11:39:17AM +0200, Jeremiah Foster wrote:
>> > [ Shameless plug for the other -derivatives participants: we should
>> > really re-evaluate all the distros listed there and possibly make some
>> > noise to do a proper indexing of Debian-based distributions ... ]
>> I note that Maemo is not listed on that page. Shouldn't it be listed
>> as a derived distro?
>> Note that Maemo is essentially end of life, but there is a
>> distribution, called Mer, which is much less dependent on Nokia
>> proprietary code and so may live on after Maemo.
> It surely should. As I said, it looks like that page is not really up to
> date. We can proceed to update it as suggested in the page, but I don't
> want to create too much burden on the -www people. I guess it would be
> better for us (i.e. this list) to find out a mechanism to make a proper
> census of derivatives, collect the results and then propose them as a
> batch change to that page.
> Rhonda: (since you're an active www team member and also on this list)
> what do you think it would work best to update, and later on *keep* up
> to date that page?
This kind of a thing is where wikis shine. Could this page be
user-editable.. or moved to a wiki that is user-editable?