[suggestion] about Software and Repositorities
simarillion at gmx.de
Mon Aug 4 13:46:38 CEST 2008
I know you're actually doing a great job in improving the wiki and I don't
want the disturb your work. So if you already have better ideas feel free to
ignore my suggestions. Because due to exams I cannot offer to do it myself.
There are two things I would suggest.
First of all I think the Page http://wiki.openmoko.org/wiki/Repositories is
very important and because it cannot be found by the search it should be
linked at a good place. Additionally I think that Page needs a rework:
1. It looks very ugly that some categories are in red.
2. I think right now there is a mix of real Repositorities and Image links
which should be clearly seperated. I think the image links should not be on
3. It should be easier to find out which image (ASU, FSO, ...) works with that
4. I miss the ASU repositority
The second thing is, I think it would be great to have a Page
called "additional software" (or similar) which should be linked at the main
Page Software Category. On that page should be:
1. Software Cathegories (Games, Multimedia, PIM, etc...)
2. In each Category there should only be links: For example in Multimedia
there should be a link to a page called Mediaplayer
3. on that page Mediaplayer should be a howto install the mediaplayers on the
different images ( and how to use that tool )
4. On the top of the pages should be mentioned which pages should have been
read before this howto can be done. For example for tangogps you need
Perhaps a template for software Pages would be great, perhaps like this.
U could make that "additional software" page, link there the empty templates
and anounce at the mailing list that the community should fill them.
All the best,
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