Any progress in Software Center in Fedora effort?

Antonio Trande anto.trande at
Sun Oct 7 18:04:53 UTC 2012

> The ultimate software center is a web application, like Google playstore.
> All the rating and commenting and other info, need to be centrally
> maintained and it is not a good idea to try to distribute this kind of
> metadata.
> There shall just be a local installer to install the packages triggered by
> the web app.
> Another thing is what the users of Fedora and most other linux'es is not
> my old mother and most of these users, don't care about a big fancy
> software shop.
> So nobody is going to do this great amount of work it takes to make a
> great webstore, Ubuntu need it for the same ways as Apple, they want to
> earn some money.
> It is an illusion that if we just have a fancy webstore, every body will
> start using Fedora IMHO.
> It will be nice if more people uses Fedora, but it not the main target,
> the greatness of Fedora is not measured but how many user it have, compared
> to other Linuxes or other os'es.
> Tim


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