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Re: Group up orphaned packages in order to find adopter faster

On Tue, Oct 28, 2008 at 09:12:23PM +0100, Andreas Tille wrote:

> On Tue, 28 Oct 2008, Enrico Zini wrote:
>> No, not just tags: Xapian has features to compute similarity based on whatever
>> you index: you can put popcon into the mix, or dependencies, or keywords from
>> /usr/share/{doc,man}, or whatever really.
> Shame on you that you did not reported about this in Mar del Plata. ;-)
> If I will care for the schedule next year in Casares I try to put you
> in a slot at a daytime which will hopefully below 35°C to make sure I will
> be able to follow your talk. ;-)

I talked about it at Fosdem.  I'm sorry about not talking about it it Mar de la
Plata.  As an pityful excuse, I can say that I didn't talk about it because I
was in Europe at the time.  I did however talk a lot on the #debconf IRC
channel about http://debtags.debian.net/search/, but I couldn't make wider
announcements because it's currently hosted in a machine that wouldn't hold
under a high load.

>> Let's say that the idea of providing blend-specific tags is something worth
>> playing with.  Have a look at 'goplay'(and golearn, goadmin, go*) for an
>> example of a way they can be used.
> Yes, I have seen these nice tools and I'm thinking about this.  But I really
> hope that the ideas to maintain screenshots more generally inside Debian
> (there were several suggestions on the lists - but no implementation as far
> as I know :-().  Once this is implemented the go* tools could be realised
> much more clever and the connection to Blends would be easier.

I know there's some people looking into screenshots; however, you don't need to
wait for screenshots to create a blend-specific set of categories and give it a



GPG key: 1024D/797EBFAB 2000-12-05 Enrico Zini <enrico@debian.org>

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