Showroom hosting , roadmap draft & design

Markus Törnqvist mjt at
Fri Aug 28 09:24:53 CEST 2009

On Fri, Aug 28, 2009 at 07:13:23AM +0200, Fabian Killus wrote:
>On Fri, 28 Aug 2009 08:18:47 +0300
>"Risto H. Kurppa" <risto at> wrote:

>Actually this is heavily inspired by, which is a
>nice (but unofficial) package listing system for Gentoo. I just added
>the distributions menu on the left side. BTW do we also need a field
>that shows which other distributions provide a certain package (like:
>"Other distributions with this Package: SHR, Debian")?

Trying to see the relations in apt-portal's db now...

Then again, if it's not doable now, we can do it later

>I thought if you switch the distribution with the left side menu and
>already have selected a package, the equivalent package for the just
>selected distribution should be displayed.
>If this distro doesn't have such a package show an apropiate message,
>maybe telling whom to contact, to get this app into the distribution.

Ok, cool. It could be pretty generic, probably.

>These colors are taken from the Openmoko identity guidelines [1] and I
>agree that they are heavy.
>Maybe now designing this showroom and its colors is a good moment to
>decide as a community, wether to stick with the official guidelines or
>not. I do think consistent colors are good for community spirit. I
>don't care if we continue with darkgrey/orange or have something new,
>as long as it is documented on the wiki.

The wiki would probably have its old colors, and we can always
do a "facelift" and change colors, so I say we stick to the current
stuff and change colors later if we cared to...

>Another issue would be the logo, here I'm not even aware if we are
>allowed to use it. I recall a post be Sean Moss-Pultz to release this
>stuff to the community, but don't know how or if this ever happend.

Let's hope for the best.

>One last thing, you've maybe noticed the
> at top of my mockup. I questioning
>which domain should be used for the showroom? I'm _not_ totally
>convinced by suggestions like or so.

I did :) is a bit long, what about

Heh, ;P


I agree with you that frappdb, tho it sounds almost cool, is very fr-centric
and maybe not the best solution.


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