[Inx] Opinions regarding release, and some updates on what is happening

Karl Goetz karl at kgoetz.id.au
Thu May 8 01:09:06 PDT 2008

On Thu, 2008-05-08 at 10:11 +1000, Peter Garrett wrote:
> Hello,
> It would be good to hear from people what they think about the
> following:
> * name for next INX : suggestion from ompaul was
>  "INX 2 : The Console Revisited"
>   suggestion from inx-one: ;-)
>  "INX 10 - Second in a trilogy of 11"
>   Possible combination:
>   "INX 10 : The Console Revisited - Second in a trilogy of 11"

Assuming INX target is people who arn't overly geeky, is doing "in"
naming a good move?

> * Burning question: should the default colour scheme be changed from
>   "green and gold" to "boring blue" or maybe "revolting red and yellow"
>   or <insert your ideas here> ?

/me finds pink text on an orange background quite relaxing...
I havent tried the latest inx, but dark background == good thing.

> * Is the new structure working for you ? I have moved all the functions
>   to /usr/local/lib/inx  ( As of today's uploaded hardy-inx.iso ). All
>   the scripts in /usr/local/bin are now executables . Most of them
>   simply call/source /usr/local/lib/main-inx , from whence they branch
>   to the relevant other function(s).

I'll have to look at this, it sounds good.

> * "When It's Ready (tm)" , should INX be announced on distrowatch? Or
>   would  that be to have delusions of grandeur?

Theres less interesting/useful/developed stuff there already, i think
its a good idea. (chalenge: can you get more HPD then Debian in your
first week? ;))

> * Bug reports either to #inx on Freenode or to this list would be
>   helpful. This list is a better idea, since that way subscribers will
>   be more likely to see, and maybe help.

The list would probably be better, i belive the moderation policy is
that non-subscribed users mail gets held (i'll confirm that though).

> * Something else that I've forgotten for the moment, but will no doubt
>   remember briefly in the middle of the night, before forgetting it
>   again.

Good... something we dont need to comment on :p

Karl Goetz,
Debian user / Ubuntu contributor / gNewSense contributor
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