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Re: [idea] how to get popular apps from other mobile markets


I'm sure Canonical opens it's development SDK to any application developer to create an application for Ubuntu Touch. The reason why many will not yet produce an app for this platform is it's popularity, not necessarily their inability to produce one.
The best option is to create a stable Mobile OS, open it to the market through mainstream distributions (Phone shops) and allow it to increase in popularity.Then the larger development county will be open to developing for it, Like Google, UberWithout the required need to pay for them to develop for the platform.
More important and above anything else, keep it open source and free to develop applications on.

    On Friday, 11 December 2015, 14:34, Boris Rybalkin <ribalkin@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

 Hi All,I have just tested Ubuntu phone on my nexus 5 and I was impressed with the progress. But I feel like I have no hands comparing to Android as I miss many essential apps.So after switching back to Android simple idea came to my mind:I would pay for several apps to be ported to Ubuntu phone.So why would not it be possible to organise kick starter like campaigns to port essential apps right by their original creators, but this time people pay for them? I think Canonical could drive it as it has to be agreed with app authors beforehand that it is possible and help them with docs.Best option is of cause to have open source port, but even proprietary is fine comparing to no app.I would pay 10 pounds per app:
Viber, uber, mail app, mail, firefox :)I understand it looks like inverted reality, but how would you bring people in otherwise.Thanks
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