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Re: RPM Fusion needs help/RPM Fusion only is as good as its contributors make it



On Tue, Dec 16, 2008 at 11:21 PM, Thorsten Leemhuis
<fedora leemhuis info> wrote:
> On 17.12.2008 07:53, Kam Leo wrote:
>>
>> On Tue, Dec 16, 2008 at 10:07 PM, Thorsten Leemhuis
>> <fedora leemhuis info> wrote:
>>
>> Here's a freebie: Borrow from Livna's install script. It already has
>> provisions for smart and apt.
>
> Guess what: it's not free -- packaging it/adding it to the existing packages
> can easily sum up to and hour or two of work (sometimes even more if you
> want to do them properly; see
> https://bugzilla.rpmfusion.org/show_bug.cgi?id=13 for example). Which brings
> me to the point I outlined earlier: "nearly nobody wants to do the boring
> things or things that are only useful for other people"
>
> Even worse: Seems the latest livna-release you get from
> http://rpm.livna.org/ these days also dropped support for smart and apt; I
> guess the livna people will readd it if somebody sends tested patches.
>

After I posted my message I rechecked, found the new main web page,
and the neutered release rpm. Bummer. I'm beginning to think this
merger is a shotgun wedding.

>> P.S. I would have submitted the above as an RFE a week ago but the RPM
>> Fusion website layout overwhelmed me.
>
> Wanna help? The wiki afaics really needs a lot of improvements. But each day
> only has 24 hours and I right now put other things higher on my todo list.
>
>> It's too modern, too much low
>> contrast light blue on white, and required a login!
>
> Without a login we'll get a target for spammers -- the livna wiki proved
> that :-/
>
>> Didn't find the create account link until today.
>
> I see a small window in the upper right of the page that offers to create an
> account or to log in. Isn't that showing up for you?
>

I thought  "Create Account" was the label for the Login dialog box.
Only when you mouse over it does it show up as a link.  You might try
putting "Create Account" next to UserPreferences or in a separate box
beneath Login.


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