Fedora Applications proof-of-concept

Robin Norwood rnorwood at redhat.com
Wed Jul 9 17:57:55 UTC 2008

Top post: And I forgot to thank Luke, Toshio, Ricky, and others on the
infrastructure team for help with development and hosting FA.  Sorry,


On Wed, 9 Jul 2008 13:55:03 -0400
Robin Norwood <rnorwood at redhat.com> wrote:

> Hi,
> I'm working on a web application called 'Fedora Applications'.  I've
> gotten to the point where I have a publicly available proof-of-concept
> level web app available.
> Fedora Applications is designed to be an easy way to find and install
> applications for Fedora.  The public instance is
> at: http://publictest10.fedoraproject.org/amber
> Feel free to poke around and get a feel for some of the functionality.
> There's still a lot of warts and every ugly places.  Any prettiness is
> entirely due to help from Máirín.  Mike Langlie is also going to be
> helping me get it looking better.
> One warning - this box isn't considered stable at all, and may go down
> or implode at any time.  If it doesn't work, try again in a few
> minutes, and then send me an email.
> The current plan is to style and brand it as a Fedora web application,
> like Koji, Bodhi, package DB, et al.  To that end, any help you guys
> can give keeping Mike and I in line with the Fedora brand guidelines
> is much appreciated.
> The code running Fedora Applications is called 'Amber', and can be
> found here:
> https://fedorahosted.org/amber/
> Along with a better product definition and other info.  Patches
> cheerfully accepted, of course.  If anyone wants git commit access,
> just apply to the 'gitamber' group in FAS.
> Thanks,
> -RN

Robin Norwood
Red Hat, Inc.

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