@hyde @aral Hi! The email (of any kind) will be asked only in order to enjoy Penpot on the cloud. Private instances just require basic Docker knowledge. You can run your own Penpot server following these instructions:
@lps @penpot @hyde @aral I'd say yes to that question. Any medium that enables custom private Penpot instances easily is something we look forward to. Having said that, I'd suggest that we first need to exit beta stage before we devote resources to being at various different sysadmin friendly deployment services or technologies. Not because Beta means "unstable" at all for us, it doesn't, it's a matter of feature-completeness, but because it will probably put a lot of people off at first sight.
I should probably try this again, especially since there's import/export now.
(I generally use the hosted version, and it's wonderful. The local version is exactly the same UI as you'd get once you're logged in, of course.)
(It could be WebKit, which is what we're doing with Cockpit at the moment or even a tweaked version of Electron. Once we have it figured out for Cockpit Remote / Cockpit Client (still need to settle on a name for a desktop login experience to remote servers over SSH), it might help serve as some inspiration.)
So a fully self-contained Penpot app with a server and UI, in other words.
.. and other people mean "standalone app like classical rpm/deb or exe installers" so I can use Penpot truly locally, as I use other desktop-style apps that don't need an external server. The fact that is client-server is transparent to the user". This latter approach is very interesting for single-user cases. Right now, at least for the core team at Penpot we are giving priority to processes and features meant to better address real-time collaboration and teamwork.
in the meantime, it'd be great to be able to easily deploy the server capability so trivially (yeah, flatpak or other means) so it's the closest to a native install. Similar to the classic CUPS web interface or PHPMyAdmin, where after installing, you simply point your browser to localhost:1234 and get the "local experience".
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