Draft Product Description for Fedora Workstation
aruiz at redhat.com
Mon Nov 4 18:33:25 UTC 2013
On Mon, 2013-11-04 at 19:00 +0100, Kevin Kofler wrote:
> Bastien Nocera wrote:
> > As an application developer, I'd sure be happy if I didn't have to wait
> > 6 months for my app to show up in the distribution I use, and for that
> > application to be usable on all compatible distributions.
> That's a problem with the distribution's update policies, not with the
> concept of a repository.
Sure, that's why an application container would allow for application
specific repositories (a.k.a. stores) where apps can reviewed as apps
instead of system-wide swappable components.
Then you can have a policy that is more suitable to apps with a
different cadence than the system-wide (rpm/deb/...) repository, in fact
you may not need a cadence at all.
It is outrageous that it's 2013 and I still have to upgrade my whole
system just to get the latest LibreOffice version to name an example.
> Kevin Kofler
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