[maemo-developers] Software categories

From: Ed Bartosh eduard.bartosh at nokia.com
Date: Thu Aug 16 17:23:17 EEST 2007
On Thu, 2007-08-16 at 16:50 +0300, Marius Vollmer wrote:
> Ed Bartosh <eduard.bartosh at nokia.com> writes:
> >> I'd say the .install files have worked very well.  On the other hand,
> >> the profusion of category buttons in Application Manager is a very
> >> perceptible problem.
> > 
> > I'd say that .install files bring more problems than they solve. They're
> > hiding real problems with this mess by supporting automatic repository
> > addition.
> Hmm, yeah.  The basic idea with the .install files was to make it easy
> to install stuff from the web browser.  I think downloads.maemo.org is
> a better portal for browsing available applications than the
> Application Manager.

I don't think that creating new service is anyhow better than extend
existing one.

Ed Bartosh <eduard.bartosh at nokia.com>

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