Fwd: Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] LSC and Dependencies Talk

Phill Whiteside PhillW at Ubuntu.com
Mon Jan 16 20:45:25 UTC 2012

> Hi Stephen,
> that sounds an excellent idea. How big an 'ask' is it for you investigate
> what is needed and what sort of time scale. With your work on other areas
> of lubuntu does this fall into "Wish-list" or something you are confident
> can be done without pulling your limited and valuable time from other
> projects?
> Thanks,
> Phill.
> On 16 January 2012 20:35, Stephen Smally <eco.stefi at fastwebnet.it> wrote:
>> On 01/16/2012 09:21 PM, Maps Backward wrote:
>>> LSC > USC (and Synaptic. too?) because it's more lightweight. I can get
>>> behind that, but I truly think that there should be at least an option to
>>> only show Lubuntu-approved apps. If what my friend tells me is true, Bodhi
>>> Software Center focuses directly on their approved apps, i.e. the ones
>>> consistent with their philosophy. This seems to be relevant to the Lubuntu
>>> project as a whole. Technically, there are already Lubuntu-approved apps as
>>> is the case with the default applications. There's no reason why the
>>> community couldn't make similar decisions about other apps, especially with
>>> all the different things that we do. I suggest a flag for each app, e.g.
>>> "Lubuntu-approved" and a checkbox or something similar to toggle between
>>> searching among apps with this flag only or not.
>>> wxl/walter
>> The main difference is that bodhi linux probably has a separated repos +
>> ubuntu repos. lubuntu hasn't its own repo, so we can't do anything but make
>> a list of the approved apps or put a filter for GNOME/KDE related packages
>> (just an ads, something like "This program is integrated with the GNOME/KDE
>> desktop environment, so it could require heavy dependencies"
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