[lsb-discuss] Some thoughts aboutthe recent packaging discussion

Wichmann, Mats D mats.d.wichmann at intel.com
Sun Mar 2 11:14:14 PST 2008

lsb-discuss-bounces at lists.linux-foundation.org wrote:
> Kurt Pfeifle wrote:
>> Theodore Tso wrote:
>>> So the other choice is the Berlin API, which had gotten consensus
>>> from representatives of the Red Hat and Novell folks who maintain
>>> their respective distro version of RPMs, as well as folks from
>>> dpkg, simply made it possible for these applications to be
>>> uninstalled. Unfortunately, no one stepped up to actually implement
>>> the silly thing; that's what we are proposing to do now.
>> Are you considering to put a project like "A first shot at
>> implementing the Berlin API" up for grabs at the upcoming Google SoC?
> Kurt, good idea. As the LF is applying as mentoring organization
> (mainly with OpenPrinting projects) we could simply add this one to
> the application. 

This was discussed but is unlikely due to timing considerations.

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