[OpenIndiana-discuss] Fun Task - Comparing OI packages vs CentOS, Debian, Ubuntu etc

Nathan Evans ndickinson.evans at gmail.com
Fri Oct 29 14:01:33 UTC 2010

Actually I think thats not a bad Idea at all.

On 29 October 2010 09:43, Ian Johnson <itjohnson at gmail.com> wrote:

> I have been looking at this casually for my own purposes and would be
> interested in working on it - I'm not much of a programmer, so this is at
> least something I can do. I'm using OI on the desktop and the absence of
> some common tools is particularly noticeable in that capacity.
> This is a bit of a digression, but one of the major tools I can think of
> right off is WebKit. I understand many GNOME applications and parts of
> itself are beginning to standardize on WebKit and I think it will become
> increasingly important to have this in the main distribution. 1.1.x builds
> and runs with some minor glitches, but 1.2 produces a build with bugs
> severely impacting functionality. As far as I am aware, OpenSolaris/OI is
> alone among major *nix distributions in not including WebKit. There are a
> number of packages like this that I have been looking into, and I'd be
> happy
> to contribute to identifying important software that should be included.
> On Oct 29, 2010 8:55 AM, "Nathan Evans" <ndickinson.evans at gmail.com>
> wrote:
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