Re: new module decisions [was Re: gnome-screensaver]
- From: Rodrigo Moya <rodrigo gnome-db org>
- To: Alexander Larsson <alexl redhat com>
- Cc: Vincent Untz <vuntz gnome org>, desktop-devel-list gnome org
- Subject: Re: new module decisions [was Re: gnome-screensaver]
- Date: Fri, 17 Feb 2006 10:58:52 +0100
On Fri, 2006-02-17 at 09:38 +0100, Alexander Larsson wrote:
> On Fri, 2006-02-17 at 01:41 +0100, Rodrigo Moya wrote:
> > So, what
> > if we just set a list of things a module has to conform with to get
> > accepted and base our decisions on that?
> > For instance, we could have:
> > * uses at least basic platform libs (GTK mainly)
> > * uses existing platform libraries for everything possible (that is,
> > does not use libs implementing an already existing feature in GNOME
> > platform)
> > * follows GNOME standards (coding standards, freedesktop specs, HIG,
> > documentation, licensing, release dates and freezes, etc)
> > * is source in GNOME CVS?
> > If we have a complete and concise list, the decision is easy to be made,
> > since you just have to tick or not the corresponding column in the list.
> > When all columns are ticked, the module gets accepted.
> This strikes me as totally wrong, focusing only on certain, not very
> interesting aspects of the modules. Much more important are things like:
it was just an example
> * Does it conflict/compete/overlap with other software in the desktop
> * Does it integrate with the desktop
> * Is it good, interesting software
> * Is this something that we think is important for a desktop to contain.
good, now we have a more complete list
Rodrigo Moya <rodrigo gnome-db org>
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