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Re: eZ in Debian-Edu and on skolelinux.org?

>  The Debian package has been there for quite some time.
> What Skolelinux needs is a package that sets up a ready-to-go
> CMS tuned for schools.  That is, the CMS must be running and
> ready for teachers to use right after the Skolelinux main server
> has been installed.
>  A suggested solution to this was to leave the Debian package
> as it is.  This package is a general package, which requires
> some manual configuration performed in a shell.  For Skolelinux,
> an additional package, e.g. ez-edu, could be made.  That package
> would depend on the Jonas' generic package, and use scripts to
> set up a CMS with the appropriate templates.
>  This solution could be re-used for other limited domain setups:
> ez-home, ez-blog, ez-whatever.  Maybe eZ would consider a
> "custom eZ" product line?  I know this might diminish eZ's
> consultancy business.  But since those packages still are
> baselines, just at a higher level, they could also mean more
> business.
This is actually what we have started on. It is a customized eZ publish 
package for educational use. When installed this is a ready to use, out of 
the box, solution for the schools. You can then upload a school logo and then 
you are done.

Best regards,

Bård Farstad
bf@ez.no | eZ systems | http://ez.no

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