[Base] Summary/Minutes from today's Base WG meeting (2013-11-08)

Matthew Miller mattdm at fedoraproject.org
Sat Nov 9 19:26:00 UTC 2013

On Fri, Nov 08, 2013 at 03:21:04PM -0500, Matthias Clasen wrote:
> Hey, I read your minutes, and discussed some of my thoughts on this with
> my workstation wg peers. Basically, I think that defining a 'base' as a
> particular set of packages (minimal install, or some variant thereof)
> does not really provide us what we need to build one or more products.'
> What we really need as a base is a definition of the apis that are
> guaranteed to be stable and that the products and applications can rely
> on. Packages can to some extent serve as a proxy for that, but they are
> really just an implementation detail of how the product is put
> together. 

+1 to this. In fact, I think we'll *need* to do it this way in order to be
able to innovate at both layers.

Matthew Miller  ☁☁☁  Fedora Cloud Architect  ☁☁☁  <mattdm at fedoraproject.org>

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