My slides from my Jackfield and Python talk at Pycon UK are available. A few people have started hassling me to provide packages for Jackfield, my port of Apple’s Dashboard to Linux, so people can more easily try it out. What do you think, gentle reader? I’ve got very little time to work on Jackfield at the moment, and I felt that a better use of my time would be to try and make it run more Dashboard widgets, rather than to make the installation process easier — my thought was that the ease-of-installation process is critically important, but it’s critically important to users, and Jackfield isn’t meant to have users yet because it’s not close enough to being ready. Tell me what you think: should there be Debian packages, Ubuntu packages, Fedora RPMs? The point was made that there’s a lack of contributions from other people precisely because it’s too hard to install, and I found that a relatively compelling argument. So, let me know what you think in the comments.