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Re: The future of appcenter


So we are going to rewrite it? Why in linux community people like to
rewrite things? We need to plan stuff to work on in and then implement.
Here, everyone likes just to implement. Why dont we think about the future.
Use our brains to build something that it will stay like this?
On Mar 26, 2013 10:07 AM, "Sergey "Shnatsel" Davidoff" <
sergey@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> 2013/3/26 Goncalo Margalho <g@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>> 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
>> etc?
> No, it's not. PackageKit API does not provide application screenshots, for
> example. They're fetched on-demand from http://screenshots.ubuntu.com/ or
> http://screenshots.debian.org/ (they're the same website anyway).
> As for paid apps, there's a staggering number of possibilities. Ideally
> we'd use something distribution- and vendor-independent, and I have a few
> ideas on how to achieve that. But IMO it's too early to discuss
> implementing paid apps yet. We'll design the architecture for that when we
> get there.
> --
> Sergey "Shnatsel" Davidoff
> OS architect @ elementary

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