[maemo-developers] Why should it be so hard and should I even bother with Extras for fremantle?

From: Marius Vollmer marius.vollmer at nokia.com
Date: Mon Nov 2 12:53:03 EET 2009
ext Pauli Virtanen <pav at iki.fi> writes:

> A separate tree of categories could be useful. Though maybe it would be
> better to name it 'expert/*', and warn in the UI that these are expert
> tools that really may require expertise to use properly or safely.
> What would it take to have the application manager to have a setting
> "Show expert tools" that would show/hide these? Or maybe have these only
> installable from the command line?

This would work for beta versions of software, too.  There could be a
"Show beta versions" button.  Or better: hierachical categories.

As someone mentioned, we should probably start looking at debtags to
encode all this instead of using the "Section:" field.
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