GSoC Project: Revitalizing Pallet
dstrubbe at macports.org
Wed May 6 20:35:50 PDT 2015
Why is it called Pallet?
On Wed, May 6, 2015 at 8:59 PM, Mark Anderson <emer at emer.net> wrote:
> I love it. I agree with Ryan, I think a portfile Editor/IDE should be a
> separate MacPorts.framework project from Pallet.
> Mark E. Anderson <emer at emer.net>
> On Wed, May 6, 2015 at 8:40 PM, Ryan Schmidt <ryandesign at macports.org>
>> On May 6, 2015, at 5:14 PM, Kyle Sammons wrote:
>> > My name's Kyle Sammons and I've been accepted into this years GSoC. I
>> was also a GSoC participant for MacPorts last year working on Project
>> "Clean-up Stuff", which created the "port doctor" and "port reclaim"
>> > My project for this year is to get Pallet, the MacPorts GUI, up and
>> running with the support for newest versions of OS X and XCode. After that,
>> I intend to give it, and the Framework, some more modern-day-MacPorts
>> features. No features are set in stone as of yet, but I'm considering
>> adding doctor, reclaim, rev-upgrade, a progress bar, or possibly even the
>> ability to edit portfiles.
>> > Once again, none of these potential features are set in stone so if you
>> guys would like to suggest any that would be nice to have, or have some
>> questions/concerns about the project, feel free to shoot me an email.
>> Great idea! I would only propose that you *not* pursue the idea of
>> letting people edit portfiles, as that opens up lots of possibilities for
>> problems. Pallet should be the utility for users who are not comfortable
>> using the command line. Those users don't need to be editing portfiles.
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