Talk at LinuxTag in Karlsruhe

June 7th, 2002

Talk about the two internal Debian Projects Debian Med and Debian-Junior at LinuxTag in Karlsruhe. The complete materials are available as MagicPoint source and preformatted HTML.

Here you can find the complete text in simple HTML format.

Debian Internal Projects

Debian Med
Free Software in Health Care

Free Operating System for Children

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Status of specialized free software

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Examples of free medical software Medical Practice

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does the world need this
whole lot of
programs to manage
patient data
? ?

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Reasons for variety of patient systems?

Goal of Debian Med: Integration

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Example: Dental Practice

Authors now are in touch ...

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Goal of Debian Med: Apply Debian standards of quality

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Missing free software solutions

Goal of Debian Med: Supporting developers

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Special fields

Goal of Debian Med: Indicate advantages of free software to programmers

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Complex problems

Goal of Debian Med: Demanding solid packaging

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Goal of Debian Med: Packaging documentation and translations

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Basic idea: Do not make a separate distribution but make Debian fit for special purpose instead

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Why using Debian for this purposes?

→ Sub Projects

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Why Debian as platform for medicine

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Technology (1): Meta Packages

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Advantages of meta packages (1)

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Advantages of meta packages (2)

Demonstration at the end of this talk.

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Technology (2): User menus

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Why not just forking from Debian?

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Summary: Goals of Debian Med

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Debian-Junior Debian Med

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Further Information

Debian Junior Project pages

Debian Med Project pages

Andreas Tille

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