[Slackbuilds-users] Maintenance of orphans

Morten Juhl-Johansen Zölde-Fejér mjjzf at syntaktisk.dk
Wed Dec 1 05:38:54 UTC 2010

On Tue, 30 Nov 2010 19:56:56 -0500
Matthew Fillpot <mfilpot at gmail.com> wrote:

> I am still thinking it would be best to just have:
> * Application Name
> * Homepage
> * Application Category (derived from slackbuilds.org category list)
> * Extended type (optional dropdown list of freedesktop categories)
> * Description (250 Characters)
> * Additional Notes (optional) - can use use to list any additional
> information including architecture, build system, etc...
> And based upon the noted feedback it may be useful to add an upvote
> button so people can add their vote for previously requested apps that
> they  would also like to use, easily displaying priority to potential
> maintainers.
> As for the potential of letting users upload a list of builds they
> wish to orphan, that is questionable because I think it would still be
> best for the maintainers to advise the official mailing-list so the
> Sbo admins know that you do indeed wish to drop those builds, then
> have me manually add them to the database from that announcement.

In the additional notes - if there is an introductory note about what
these could contain, it should be noted if there is a previous
SlackBuild from older versions or a build has been orphaned.


Morten Juhl-Johansen Zölde-Fejér
mjjzf at syntaktisk.dk * www.syntaktisk.dk

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