[maemo-users] Can't find repository

From: Marius Vollmer marius.vollmer at nokia.com
Date: Mon Jun 30 21:06:29 EEST 2008
"ext Marius Gedminas" <marius at pov.lt> writes:

> Speaking of non-UI programs listed in the Application Manager, how can
> we solve the current problem of having tens of pidgin/canola/gcompris
> plugins/themes/translations cluttering up the list?

Good question.  We have been pondering this a bit.

> I think a collapsible tree (with two levels only) would work.  If there
> is a package $foo, and several packages named $foo-$bar, group them
> under $foo.

What about using the Recommends and Suggests fields of a package for

When installing a package, the user could get a dialog where s/he can
select which additional packages to install.  The dialog would list all
recommended and suggested packages, and the recommended ones would be

One open questions with this is: how can the user get back to this
dialog after installing a package?  E.g., you might want to change the
set of Pidgin plugins later on.

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