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Re: Debian Mobile -- Debian GNU/Linux for mobile devices

Am Mittwoch, den 17.02.2010, 17:20 +0100 schrieb Raphael Hertzog:
> Hi,
> On Wed, 17 Feb 2010, Julian Andres Klode wrote:
> > Is anyone interested in starting a Debian Mobile project, probably as a
> > Debian Pure Blend?
> Yes. Not that I can invest lots of time to such a project but I believe
> we really need to offer something at that level.
> > Goals:
> >   - Provide an environment for handheld and netbook devices
> >     + example: the Nokia N900
> >   - Provide a Debian-based implementation of MeeGo
> >     + Packaging the software from MeeGo
> I suggest however that we try to be heavily involved in MeeGo and not only
> to do our stuff nearby. That might mean using their repositories and
> stuff like that.
> The Debian Mobile part could be mostly marketing and branding while
> technical work should be done within MeeGo if this appears to be possible
> (we'll have to watch out how they will manage external contributions and
> so on).
Of course work should happen upstream as most as possible. But as
upstream will use rpm, our part is repackaging.

> We could try to create a "Debian Variant" working group following
> http://meego.com/about/governance

Maybe. I CCed meego-dev@meego.com to get a bit more responses. But for
meego.com a generic downstream working group might be more suitable.

(Replies to this part should go to meego-dev@meego.com, the others to
debian-devel with a CC to my email address or meego-dev)
Julian Andres Klode  - Debian Developer, Ubuntu Member

See http://wiki.debian.org/JulianAndresKlode and http://jak-linux.org/.

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