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Re: The future of appcenter


I think that the AppCenter now is just a wrapper of packagekit, i mean,
instead of using apt you use AppCenter, how do you add reviews? paying apps

On Tue, Mar 26, 2013 at 9:14 AM, Sergey "Shnatsel" Davidoff <
sergey@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> 2013/3/26 Goncalo Margalho <g@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>> Hi all,
>> first of all I want to congratulate Mefrio (which I don't know his real
>> name) for the good work on the AppCenter.
>> From my point of view the AppCenter should be completely online, like all
>> the others appstore, like Play from google, (they have even the webversion
>> which is fast so I don't see why it should be fast in an app).
>> So what we can do it's make it completely online, so you will load
>> everything from a server and if you don't have connection you can't see
>> anything.
>> Or an other alternative it's to keep it like now and in the single view
>> (the one of the app that you want to install) load the reviews, images etc
>> in background. This could be good but You still have to synchronize with
>> new apps. and what about the apps that you need to pay? those ones may not
>> be on the repositories so you don't see them. Another solution could be
>> that on the load of the AppCenter you download those app and update the
>> local dabase.
>> Which one is the best solution for you?
> Before we delve into possible solutions, could you clarify what is the
> problem with the way AppCenter works currently?
> --
> Sergey "Shnatsel" Davidoff
> OS architect @ elementary

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