[TEAM] Reviewing the "Seeds & Composition" section on the Strategy Document

Elfy ub.untu at btinternet.com
Mon Mar 16 15:17:41 UTC 2015


On 16/03/15 14:12, Pasi Lallinaho wrote:
> On 16/03/15 15:57, Elfy wrote:
>> On 16/03/15 13:38, Pasi Lallinaho wrote:
>>> Hello team,
>>>
>>> it's time to review and discuss the last section on the Xubuntu Strategy
>>> Document that hasn't been updated during the "modern" Xubuntu times;
>>> Seeds & Composition.
>>>
>>> I've attached both the current and the new, proposed version to this
>>> message.
>>>
>>> The proposed version has been mostly drafted with Unit193 and has
>>> briefly gone through Sean and Simon.
>>>
>>> Time to discuss.
>>>
>>> Cheers,
>>> Pasi
>>>
>>>
>>>
>> I can almost ack that as it is ...
>>
>> One point only - I've never bothered to mention previously, but if 
>> we're re-working it then I will now.
>>
>> Imagine that there is an application - that would be just be the best 
>> thing since sliced bread, but no-one's bothered about translations - 
>> at all. Only available in English.
>>
>> Assuming that all other points are ok.
>>
>> Does
>>
>> * Localization. Does the application have translations in the most 
>> commonly used languages?
>>
>> or the new
>>
>> * Localization
>>
>> mean that no-one gets the package?
>>
>
> Neither of this means that we can't include the package. Localization 
> is probably one of the easiest things to fix as well. Lowering 
> resource consumption is a completely different beast.
>
> As the document says, it's an aspect to be considered, not something 
> that alone is a reason not to include or not include the package. The 
> big picture of a package is more important than one of the aspects.

This is exactly why I said

    Assuming that all other points are ok.

Having ignored that point you've neatly sidestepped my concern ;)


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