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

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On 20-01-2005 11:57, Bård Farstad wrote:
> [...]
>> 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
> 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.

It does not sound to me like you agree, Bård and Herman (and please
mention who you quote, Bård):

I believe Herman suggests making an ez-edu package that _depends_ on and
extends the more generic one. I agree with that approach.

It sounds like Bård _abandons_ the generic package and makes a parallel
educational one from scratch. I am aware that you probably want to
abandon the current ez 2.x package and instead work on a newer core, but
please do not aim for Skolelinux only: It will then be less relevant for
adoption in Debian.

Sorry if I did not interpret you correctly.

 - Jonas

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