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Re: ownCloud app.
On 08/18/2014 10:36 PM, Rodney Dawes wrote:
> We could, but I think we should try to work in the opposite direction.
> Moving them into the base system means more strict requirements on what
> changes they get and when they get updated, and requires a system image
> update to get new ones, unless they remain in click packages, which
> still has the same problem of them being in click packages and click
> packages not having dependencies. If they were moved to the .debs
> instead, we'd also need new frameworks so that apps depending on the
> framework plug-in could declare that; otherwise we can have broken apps.
> If multiple click packages provide the same account plug-in, does
> online-accounts show it multiple times, or does it get limited to the
> one account type being shown in the list? Avoiding duplicates will at
> least be good in the meantime, while apps do have to provide their own
When you click on "Add account", you'll see all the available providers;
that is, if two different click packages ship a similar account plugin,
you'll see that twice. I don't think we can merge them into a single
one, and in fact if you create an account using the plugin provided by
the first app, you won't see it in the second app.
Actually, I believe that if you have the account plugin in a click
package, and two more click packages each one carrying a different
application, these two application can make use of the account plugin.
Of course, they cannot specify it as a dependency, but they should be
able to use it.