Default applications on Lubuntu 10.04 – Summarize of the UDS Session

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a quick summarize of the session we had in UDS about the workflow for choosing default applications, and with a current proposal.

Blueprint : https://blueprints.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+spec/lubuntu-lucid-default-applications
Complete spec : https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Specs/LubuntuLucidApplications

Current consensus was to stay with the list of applications we have for Karmic (but please read until the end of this mail :))

The general proposal for the roadmap is the following :
– Determine areas not currently covered in Karmic seed that still need to be addressed
– Discuss applications that could be replaced
– Organize a IRC meeting to stop the applications list

For problematic applications, we’ll need discussions preferably with advantages/disadvantages, benchmarks (memory and CPU usage , dependencies, installed space …). The goal is not to replace all the seed, but focus on some keys applications that can be discuss, and which have solid arguments for a replacement.

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