Proposal: Fedora at Home Project

Bryan Che bche at
Mon Mar 10 13:50:34 UTC 2008

Hi, discussion on this topic seems to have died down.  What are the 
steps to get this project "approved" by the Fedora board and community? 
   What are the steps to be able to promote this project?  Is creating a 
SIG as Jeff suggests the next step?



Jeff Spaleta wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 5, 2008 at 6:38 AM, Matthew Farrellee
> <mfarrellee+fedora at> wrote:
>>  The software is already packaged for F9. Initially, there is work to be
>>  done along the lines of easily enabling the client side for users. Long
>>  term, there is work to be done for handling NATs/firewalls, trusting
>>  results, and scaling up to the aforementioned "million+" node open grid.
> If most of the technology is already available and but needs to be
> packaged up as part of Fedora, then it sounds like this could be
> accomplished inside a SIG (Special Interest Group)
> First, create a SIG page in the wiki that gives some scope to the
> task.  Look at the Astronomy SIG wikipage for an example
> Next, identify the packages that are already in and packages that need
> to get into the repository that support the task. Collect a group of
> people to work on getting those packages in. Hold regularly scheduled
> SIG meetings on irc to work on packaging.
> Then, Identify packages you feel need to be modified, and invite
> individual maintainers to discuss necessary modifications with the
> SIG.
> And while doing that if there is a missing tool set (like a high level
> config tool), add a tools project to the Fedora hosted service, and
> avoid using the word Fedora for the tool project's name.
> -jef
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