[packagekit] Project: feasibility study :)

Richard Hughes hughsient at gmail.com
Fri Jan 16 01:32:17 PST 2009

On Thu, 2009-01-15 at 23:11 +0200, Mikhail Sobolev wrote:
> (I hope this is not inappropriate for this mailing list, if it is,
> please accept my apologies and disregard the message :))

This seems on topic and appropriate, so no apologies required.

> I'm working with the team @ Nokia on Internet Tablets
> (http://maemo.org).  I would like to evaluate a possibility of using
> PackageKit as a replacement for mechanism for
> detecting/downloading/installing updates currently implemented in
> Application Manager
> (https://garage.maemo.org/projects/hildon-app-mgr).

Cool, good to hear.

> This would be a
> payed project to evaluate the feasibility of using current
> functionality of PackageKit/apt-backend.  If you are interested,
> please contact me with your details (contact information, CV,
> individual/company) at mikhail.sobolev at nokia.com.  Should you require
> any additional information, please do no hesitate to contact me at the
> same address. :)

Obviously I can't help you like that (I'm working flat-out at Red Hat)
but I'm sure other people on this list might have some spare cycles.

Feel free to ping the list if you want to bounce any ideas of all of us.


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