[maemo-developers] Software categories

From: Marius Vollmer marius.vollmer at nokia.com
Date: Tue Aug 14 12:26:11 EEST 2007
"ext Neil Jerram" <neil at ossau.uklinux.net> writes:

> "Paul Klapperich" <maemo.org at bobpaul.org> writes:
>> Perhaps the application manager could require one of those
>> categories is used or it shows up "Not Installable" just as occurs
>> when the package is not in the user category?
> Or the package installs, but then shows up under an "Unclassified"
> category.

That might work.  But I generally don't like policing people with

Rather, I would hope that we get the repository mess under control by
having a few well maintained official repositories and then clean up
the category mess by tightly controlling the categories of the
packages in the official repositories.

The category mess is only a minor detail when looking at the general
repository mess.

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