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Re: GSOC 2016 Application

From: Ludovic Courtès
Subject: Re: GSOC 2016 Application
Date: Sat, 26 Mar 2016 12:29:26 +0100
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address@hidden skribis:

> On 2016-03-25 09:03, Chris Marusich wrote:


>> While it's good to plan for both text and graphical UI, maybe it
>> will be
>> more efficient to pick one to focus on, and treat the other as a
>> stretch
>> goal?
> I agree and should turn the GUI interface into a stretch goal.

I agree, let’s focus on guile-ncurses (or maybe libRUIN).

>>> - Design for portability for use in other software distributions that
>>> lack a proper installer wizard
>> Again, this is a nice idea, but it might be more efficient to focus on
>> getting it to work with Guix first.
>>> - An emphasis on rigorous test suites, with stability prioritized>>> over 
>>> features
>> GuixSD is still beta software.  Is it a good idea to make one of your
>> goals be "the installer is stable" when the system it's installing is
>> not stable?
> I also agree with your sentiments here that I should prioritize Guix
> before considering other operating systems.

Yes it’s really a GuixSD thing first and foremost.  :-)


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