Any progress in Software Center in Fedora effort?

Stephen John Smoogen smooge at
Mon Oct 8 22:12:30 UTC 2012

On 8 October 2012 15:09, Stephen John Smoogen <smooge at> wrote:
> On 8 October 2012 14:39, drago01 <drago01 at> wrote:
>> On Mon, Oct 8, 2012 at 9:49 PM, Stephen John Smoogen <smooge at> wrote:
>>> [...] There needs to be web design, web
>>> application coding, processes for getting applications in and
>>> approved, servers and disk space for this. Those are the hardest part
>>> and it is a blocker because if no one is around to keep a service
>>> going and growing it quickly becomes run by cargo cult.
>> No one but Tim asked for a web based solution. We don't need an
>> application submission process either, just present the applications
>> we have in a more usable manner (i.e applications not packages).
>> The code for a native application support is mostly there. People that
>> want to maintain this code are also present.
>> What is missing is generating the required metadata (which requires
>> support from the infrastructure team).
> Dude.. metadata has to be served from something. It has to be updated
> from somewhere.. it has to have some sort of way to get to the client.

My unreserved apologies to drago and others. My tone was not
constructive and very condescending.

Stephen J Smoogen.
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