fedora-pkgdb: make it discoverable on browser home page?
walters at verbum.org
Mon Aug 24 20:42:34 UTC 2009
On Mon, Aug 24, 2009 at 4:31 PM, Michel Salim<michael.silvanus at gmail.com> wrote:
> How much of the work done on online-desktop will be carried forward to
In this context, the GNOME 3 shell will automatically track
application usage data; more precisely, "time spent with X focus in a
window of the application", where application is defined as ".desktop
file". It's a bit away though.
With nontrivial work this could be done for GNOME 2 as well (if
someone was interested in porting the code, it lives in
The current use of the data is just for shell-internal usage like
sorting applications (in search results, session restart, etc.). If
we wanted to use it as a basis for showing application popularity we'd
need some way to opt-in to making your data public. My suggestion
would be that we take the current Smolt screen in firstboot and turn
it into a generic "join Fedora Feedback" page which turns on things
* Smolt hardware profile
* Sending of tracebacks to a crash collation server (for the love of
all that is holy, not bugzilla)
* Shell application usage data
* Other stuff?
In case anyone is feeling voyeuristic I've attached my current
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