Core vs. Non-Core definitions

Thomas Ward trekcaptainusa.tw at gmail.com
Thu Jul 12 22:58:12 UTC 2012


Apparently GMail fails, so i'm going to include part of the email chain i
had with Brian just now that didnt get sent to the mailing list:


On Thu, Jul 12, 2012 at 06:37:37PM -0400, Thomas Ward wrote:
> Do we include the packages that are part of, say, kubuntu-desktop or
> xubuntu-desktop as core as well?  Or are we solely focusing on items which
> are included in ubuntu and edubuntu releases?

On Thu, Jul 12, 2012 at 6:53 PM, Brian Murray <brian at ubuntu.com> wrote:
> As kubuntu, mythbuntu, lubuntu et al track their bugs in Launchpad as a
> part of the Ubuntu distribution they should all be included.



On Thu, Jul 12, 2012 at 6:19 PM, Brian Murray <brian at ubuntu.com> wrote:

> On Thu, Jul 12, 2012 at 03:52:02PM -0400, Thomas Ward wrote:
> > I'm dredging this back up again, given a discussion with hggdh in
> > #ubuntu-bugs.
> >
> > This should *really* be defined, core vs. non core for Importance
> setting,
> > among other things.
> >
> > Core vs. Non-Core can make a bug either Low or Medium (see bold items,
> and
> > here: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Bugs/Importance):
>
> I'd say packages that are a part of a task should be considered core and
> most other things non-core.  As an example:
>
> apt-cache show empathy | grep ^Task
> Task: ubuntu-desktop, ubuntu-usb, edubuntu-desktop, edubuntu-usb
>
> I would consider empathy as a core application.
>
> Does that help?
>
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