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Re: [K12OSN] tentative roadmap, request for input



Eric,

I agree with previous replies that this is an excellent plan.  I'm especially 
pleased that K12LTSP will also use CentOS.  I've been using CentOS 3 it in my 
own environment for the better part of a year, and have found it to be 
rock-solid.

Thanks to you and all contributors for all your efforts.

Dimitri


On Friday May 6 2005 6:46 am, Rob Owens wrote:
> Eric,
>
> Excellent plan.  Seems like a lot of work for you, but
> if you're up to it then I'm all for it.
>
> I don't know how all this packaging mumbo-jumbo works,
> so I may be way off-base here, but here goes.  How
> about publishing some sort of document with each
> K12LTSP release, specifying what packages are included
> and what config files are edited in what ways.  This
> document could then be used as a guide by anybody who
> has the time/knowledge/initiative to package K12LTSP
> for their distribution of choice.
>
> The official K12LTSP releases will be maintained by
> you:  K12LTSP on RHEL, K12LTSP on FC, K12LTSP on
> Ubuntu.  But sooner or later other versions will pop
> up in community-maintained repositories:  K12LTSP on
> Mandrake, K12LTSP on SUSE, etc.
>
> I figure somewhere there is somebody who would love to
> start using K12LTSP, but who just switched his
> school/company from Windows to SUSE (for example), and
> will be lynched if he tries to switch to K12LTSP --
> unless it looks just like SUSE.
>
> -Rob
>
> --- Eric Harrison <eharrison mail mesd k12 or us>
>
> wrote:
> > First and foremost, I really enjoyed the Ubuntu Down
> > Under conference.
> > It is clear that the developers are working hard on
> > making Ubuntu the
> > ideal base for projects such as K12LTSP. All of the
> > bits and pieces of
> > K12LTSP are expected to be included in the next
> > release of Ubuntu (due
> > in October).
> >
> > If everything pans out as I expect, Ubuntu version
> > 5.10 will make the
> > current version of K12LTSP largely irrelevant. If
> > this wish comes true,
> > we can devote more resources to the next stage of
> > world domination ;-)
> >
> > But October is a long ways away.
> >
> > Here is my tentative plan-of-attack for the next two
> > months:
> >
> > 1) Build the current K12LTSP packages for RHEL 4.
> > I'll also make
> > available ISOs of the same packages built into
> > Centos 4, since we can
> > re-distribute that.
> >
> > 2) FC4 is due the first week of June. I'll
> > incorporate the current
> > K12LTSP packages.
> >
> > 3) Development of the next generation of LTSP will
> > continue with Ubuntu
> > as the base.
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > I'm pretty happy with the current K12LTSP release.
> > Porting it to
> > RHEL4/Centos4 will be a good base for those who want
> > to maintain the
> > status-quo for the coming year (or years ;-)
> >
> > A new release built on FC4 will be for those who
> > want to continue
> > charging forward with the bleeding-edge.
> >
> > Doing R&D work on an Ubuntu base will help me get my
> > feet wet in the
> > Debian-based world and start figuring out how we can
> > deal with
> > supporting significantly different base systems.
> >
> >
> >
> > What do you all think of this plan? I'm not too
> > worried about spreading
> > myself too thin, but I do worry about creating
> > excessive confusion.
> > Offering two versions at the same time while
> > spending much time
> > discussing a third version may be a bit much for
> > most people ;-)
> >
> > Are their any other ideas, concerns, partnerships,
> > or alternate
> > strategies that we should address before mid-summer?
> >
> > -Eric
> >
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