Showroom hosting , roadmap draft & design

Fabian Killus fabian at
Sat Aug 29 14:38:08 CEST 2009

On Fri, 28 Aug 2009 10:24:53 +0300
mjt at (Markus Törnqvist) wrote:

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

I like and use or for the showroom. I prefer this over
something like, because maybe later we also want to have
something like (just an idea) or so.


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