Linux and application installing

James Antill james at
Tue Sep 7 14:23:55 UTC 2010

On Tue, 2010-09-07 at 14:17 +0100, Richard Hughes wrote:
> On 7 September 2010 14:11, seth vidal <skvidal at> wrote:
> > okay - I'll bite - why do we want to make it less distro-specific?
> For the same reason as pirut and pup were replaced. Fedora is *not* a
> big enough ecosystem to drive fully localized and feature rich user
> experiences.

 This would be a more compelling argument if PK was significantly better
than pirut/yumex/etc.

> But version 2, which is in progress now, features application
> screenshot previews (that ubuntu wanted) and application ratings
> (which we all wanted). Having an extensible format allows us to add
> the features in a cross-distro way without re-inventing schemas and
> UI.

 Are you having any discussions about applications like postfix, or is
version 2 going to be just GUI stuff?

 I assume you have a plan for making this repodata, but I couldn't find
it, is there a URL?

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