[maemo-community] Command line apps & Extras

From: Jeremiah Foster jeremiah at jeremiahfoster.com
Date: Thu Nov 26 14:37:58 EET 2009
On Nov 26, 2009, at 13:15, David Greaves wrote:

> On Thu, 2009-11-26 at 12:33 +0100, Jeremiah Foster wrote:
>> On Nov 26, 2009, at 12:03, Roald de Vries wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>> On Nov 25, 2009, at 11:24 PM, Valerio Valerio wrote:
>>>> Please share your opinion, we need to decide about this asap.
>>> Maemo's biggest competitive edge (compared to for example the iPhone)  
>>> is the freedom it offers to its users. From that point of view the CLI  
>>> apps should definitely be available.
>> It's not that the CLI apps will be available - of course they will - it is user experience, or as the meme calls it: UX.
>> From a user perspective, CLI tools break the UX. I say keep them only available through apt-get.
> And what would you use for an app 'browser'?

If you mean CLI application browser, I would say apt-cache search or dpkg -l, etc.

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