[Bug 676398] Re: Kexi Package Way Too Monolithic

Jaroslaw Staniek 676398 at bugs.launchpad.net
Wed Nov 17 19:55:59 UTC 2010


On 17 November 2010 18:15, Jonathan Riddell <jriddell at ubuntu.com> wrote:
>>> Splitting up kexi would have people install and run kexi then wonder why
>>> it wasn't connecting to their preferred database.  Working out that you
>>> have to install another package isn't a great user experience.
>>The idea of recommended packages can address that.
>
> How?  Either it gets installed when you install kexi or it doesn't and
> you have to work out how to install it.  If kexi had a UI prompt for
> "you need to install plugin foo, click here to install it" using
> PackageKit that would solve the problem.

Jonathan
Yes, that's what I plan... we're going to have a lot of plugins
anyway, so we'll have to provide feature both for downloadable scripts
from distro-independent locations and binaries from
official/unofficial sources.

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regards / pozdrawiam, Jaroslaw Staniek
 http://www.linkedin.com/in/jstaniek
 Kexi & KOffice (http://kexi-project.org, http://identi.ca/kexi,
http://koffice.org)
 KDE Software Development Platform on MS Windows (http://windows.kde.org)

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Kexi Package Way Too Monolithic
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