Frameworks in Ubuntu Core

Dan Kegel dank at
Wed Oct 21 18:22:51 UTC 2015

On Wed, Oct 21, 2015 at 11:20 AM, Mark Shuttleworth <mark at> wrote:
> In this context, a framework would make sense for you if it was YOUR
> framework. In other words, I think it would make sense to have a
> "cluster of snaps" which are tightly coupled; that means that you would
> QA any updates to your framework and apps together as a single story. It
> also means that other snaps wouldn't want to use that framework because
> it could change at any time and would be tightly coupled to
> So, I will ask the team to explore this sort of tight coupling of
> "library frameworks" which provide a big common lump of code to a few
> snaps from the same vendor. This keeps the tight coupling in the domain
> of a single vendor, enabling that vendor to split things up efficiently
> for themselves but still maintain complete control of the stack that
> they are shipping.

That would help the use case I'm looking at (a video conferencing appliance).
- Dan

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