I just want to dump some ideas about application development here. If anyone has thoughts on this topic, please don’t be shy!
The way content is (currently) delivered to Outernet receivers is as simple zip files that contains everything that’s related to a certain piece of content. It must have an
index.html file and a metadata file called
Since this is still just an idea, I welcome any and all suggestions about how this should work. App ideas with detailed description of how they work are also welcome so I can have an overview of what requirements apps may have.
There’s also the issue of publishing and delivering the apps. We need to have some kind of review process so that we only ship apps that actually work, and are safe for the end user. I welcome comments on that as well. My initial thought is to have some system of peer-approval and then final review by staff before application is broadcast.