steve at openmoko.com
Mon Oct 13 19:22:47 CEST 2008
Diversity driven by well-informed intention is good.
Fragmentation caused by barriers or simply entropy is not.
That captures my thoughts very well.
Rod Whitby wrote:
> Stroller wrote:
>> On 13 Oct 2008, at 08:13, Rod Whitby wrote:
>>> The state of affairs *should* be that you just get the application
>>> from opkg.org, and then type "opkg install <name>" on whatever
>>> distribution you are running (or select the application name from the
>>> GUI installer application on the device) and it installs flawlessly
>>> the official feeds for that distribution.
>> That requires exiting the web-browser & using the CLI. Aren't people
>> asking for immediate installation through the "GUI" of the browser?
> OK, add "... or click on the link to run the normal GUI application
> installer which already points to the official repositories" to the above.
> The point is not how convenient it is, since you can easily fix that in
> one place. The point is how disparate and fragmented the community
> resources become if you don't continuously fight against entropy.
> Diversity driven by well-informed intention is good.
> Fragmentation caused by barriers or simply entropy is not.
> -- Rod
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