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Re: Profiles can't be shared anymore


I agree with you there and I think now that we could be providing a profile
website, the second option is a much better choice.

I'm also going to try to contact canonical this weekend possibly and see if
we could get some hosting or something, but romaimperator has been working
on building the same website using PHP that I could host on my own for a
little while.

On Thu, Nov 11, 2010 at 7:26 PM, mac9416 <mac9416@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> There goes crash raining on another parade.  ;-)
> Two possible remedies are:
> 1) Emphasize to users the limitations of "default" profiles.
> 2) In the Future, provide each distro flavor as a separate profile. No
> boiling multiple flavors down into one.
> I think the reason we haven't done #2 in the past is because we never
> expected these profiles to be so popular. As long as few people used
> them, the simplicity of having only a few profiles was worth any
> technical down-sides. Now with more wide-spread use it's worthwhile to
> provide a separate profile for each flavor.
> On Thu, Nov 11, 2010 at 6:47 PM, Chris Oliver <excid3@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > I just realized this after talking with cyberranger on IRC and we were
> > talking. He mentioned that if we try to merge the different dist's into a
> > single status. This means that all the OS specific packages can't be
> looked
> > at to see if there are upgrades. I have a feeling a lot of people use
> Keryx
> > to find upgrades and that's something that would be seriously missing. I
> > guess we haven't really gotten many complaints about it yet, but maybe we
> > are just doing a poor job of communicating with our users?
> >
> > --
> > Chris Oliver
> > http://excid3.com
> >
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Chris Oliver