Application for GSoC Project - Package WebUI
markg85 at gmail.com
Fri Mar 28 20:54:09 UTC 2008
2008/3/28, Izhar Firdaus <kagesenshi.87 at gmail.com>:
> On Sat, Mar 29, 2008 at 12:07 AM, Mark <markg85 at gmail.com> wrote:
> > I read things where it seems like it's gonna be a AIO (All in one)
> > webapp for normal users and developers and i read things where it's
> > for normal users only.
> AIO sounds more like a target for MyFedora .. a one stop place to
> access everything Fedora .. while PackageWebUI/PkgDB would be focusing
> on things surrounding packages, and try to be good at it.
What's the point in having both? So the AIO in MyFedora and than again
a part of it in WebUI.. What i can understand is making one AIO and
make some sections of it so configurable that for a user it looks like
2 different applications
1. developers stuff
2. new user stuff
> > I personally think that IF this is gonna be made and done as a GSoC
> > project than better make it a AIO project which has everything the
> > developers need (basically koji) and has everything the normal users
> > need (WebUI/PkgDB etc) and perhaps add in bugzilla reports per
> > application. so for example. when i look (as a user) on the firefox
> > page i see something simular of that what i made + a sidebar (or
> > something else) that contains many developer links like: Bugzilla
> > Reports. When clicked on that all the bugs that are filled against
> > firefox will also be available (as a list) in the package..
> > this would be the way to go if you ask me but than it isn't just a
> > WebUI for fedora's packages anymore.. it's WAY more. Also the things
> > that you (John) want to show in this is already nearly everything a
> > developer needs so that's also why i think it would be best to make a
> > AIO program of this.
> On Sat, Mar 29, 2008 at 2:56 AM, Mark <markg85 at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Just found something that would probably fit nicely in this project as well.
> > When you simply list the applications that are under a category you
> > _could_ get a simple list.. or you could get a (still simple) list
> > with some more information  which will be nice for new users.
> > Expereinced users might also find it nice to have.
> > Take a look at this link . I especially like the reting behind it.
> > Now another good example of this is the *-look sites (kde-look,
> > gnome-look, xfce-look etc....
> +1 .. though i would prefer labels/tag approach rather than fixed categories
thanx. it's just about how it looks. the tags stuff is indeed better
to use here because the koji database seems to use it a lot and works
out quite nice. and i would also provide the user to choose between
list view (little info) and More info (which would be the one i just
Another idea that i just thought of was the option for the person
visiting a package to have the ability to "notify" the package owners
of a new package. A condition i would add is that before the user can
actually submit the new release link he will get a list with all the
current known versions of that package to prevent useless input.
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