Allowing apps to install packages

Waldo Bastian bastian at
Sat Mar 4 04:06:10 EET 2006

On Thursday 02 March 2006 17:19, Glynn Foster wrote:
> Hey,
> Forgive me is there is a load of inaccuracies in this mail - I
> unfortunately missed out on the desktop architects meeting at Portland,
> so some of this might have already been discussed there.
> On Tue, 2006-02-28 at 18:51 -0700, Aaron J. Seigo wrote:
> > On Tuesday 28 February 2006 15:54, Karol Pietrzak wrote:
> > >  I've actually posted about this project here a few months ago before I
> > > wrote a single line of code, and my post generated very little
> > > interest. Should I ask again? :)
> >
> > i'd suggest looking at integrating your work into the Portland
> > Project[1]. while this isn't on the integration tasks list[2], it would
> > seem to fit in just about perfectly.
> I assume Portland is in part about writing a set of stable interfaces to
> wrap the current specifications detailed out on Is that
> a fair assumption? If that is indeed the case, is this going to
> complement those specifications or potentially allow them to be replaced
> in the future?

Yes, that's a fair assumption. The goal is to complement, not to replace.

Linux Client Architect - Channel Platform Solutions Group - Intel Corporation
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