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Re: [Dragora-members] [Website]: Dragora overview

From: Matias Fonzo
Subject: Re: [Dragora-members] [Website]: Dragora overview
Date: Thu, 17 Sep 2020 11:36:45 -0300
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El 2020-09-17 06:03, Michael Siegel escribió:
Am 16.09.20 um 22:52 schrieb Matias Fonzo:

I still don't know what Michael's idea is if he's going to create a
separate section for this, and where or in which part of the page, but I
think the information for Dragora might be something like this:

Generally, my idea is that all (or most of) Dragora's official
documentation should be part of the Dragora Handbook. Some of that
content would then be copied (verbatim or shortened) or linked to from
"the website". I put that in quotes because the Hanbook would also be on
the website, of course.


But "the website" would provide a different way of accessing the
information in the Handbook. For example, the content of the Report a
Bug page would also be in the Contributing to Dragora section of the


I'm currently working on a structure for the Handbook, based on the work
I've done on the Devuan project a while back. The quick overview of the
system is simply part of the About Dragora chapter there.

It sounds like you already have it in your head.  :-)

I wonder what that format will be.

I would, however, also link to it from the Documentation page of the
website, because it is pretty important.

Stable version: 3.0 (D3)
Release date: YYYY-MM-DD
Kernel: Linux-libre 5.4.x<-add latest version from release here>
Init system: Sysvinit
Service frameworkt: Perp
Package management: Graft
Package format: tlz
Desktop environments: Trinity Desktop (default).
Available images: <LIST AVAILABLE IMAGES>
Community:  Mailing list: <LINK>
            IRC: <INFO + LINK TO WEBCHAT>

It would be nice to add brief description of strong points, I think
strong points to develop a description are:

* 100% Libre.
* Independent.

Probably we should mention that Dragora also focus on security and
quality somehow.

What do you think?

Yeah, that's pretty good already. I think that custom IceWM-Setup should
also be mentioned under desktop environments. And there's more: Things
like Dragora's release model (which is probably: fixed releases on a
"when it's ready" basis) come to mind.

Yeah, we must link or include references (internal or external if necessary) on the Overview.

About Desktops, yes.  It could be something like:

Desktop environments:  Trinity Desktop (included by default)
                       DWM (included by default)
                       IceWM (available on dragora-extras)
dragora-ice - An own customization of IceWM (available on dragora-extras)

Package format: tlz

Maybe it would be better to say a bit more about that because tlz is not
actually a "package format", like DEB or RPM, but a general archive
format. So, maybe, saying "lzip-compressed tar archives (tlz)" would be
better here.

Right, much better.

I really need to find my notes on what to include in such a quick
overview (for Dragora especially). Haven't been able to find them yet.

We should probably put up a Git repository for the Dragora Handbook.


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