ok software

by Sevki
5 Jul 2024
[pdf and ps]


q: what?

a: ok software is software that is ok. it's not the best, it's not the worst, it's just ok.

q: what & why?

a: ok software is a collection of software and services that is known to work "ok" together. speicially in the landscape of things that should work well together but don't for no good reason some reason.

q: how far along?

a: with varying levels of maturity a non exhaustive list of ok software is:

name description maturity
okstd a standard library for ok software ๐Ÿชด
crashdump a crash dump service ๐ŸŒฑ
ok.software a forgejo service that hosts ok software ๐ŸŒณ
bugz.ok.software bugzilla instance ๐Ÿƒ+๐Ÿ‚
phoninghome a service that waits for people to call home ๐ŸŒฑ
docucities a documentation service ๐ŸŒฑ
issueis a service that hosts issues ๐ŸŒฑ
skillforest make beautiful skill trees ๐ŸŒฑ
okLinux a linux distribution ๐ŸŒฑ

๐ŸŒฑ: Seeding ๐Ÿชด: Growing ๐ŸŒฒ: Mature ๐ŸŒณ: Maintained ๐Ÿƒ: UnMaintained ๐Ÿ‚: Sunset

q: what is it not?

a: ok software is not the best software, it's not an endorsement, it's not a recommendation, it's just convinience.

q: how can I help?

a: don't you have something better to do? seriously? the stated goal of this project is not to be the best, it's to be ok. Go build something great and leave me alone.