Announcement: One Click Installer

Greg K Nicholson spam at
Wed Aug 8 00:12:08 UTC 2007

Krzysztof Lichota:
> Greg K Nicholson napisaƂ(a):
>> Krzysztof Lichota:
>>> Creator of One Click Installer installation file decides which
>>> repository will be used. If the application is available in Ubuntu
>>> repository I do not see the point why he would prefer to point to some
>>> other repository.
>> Maybe the OCI file's creator uses a different distro. This is supposed 
>> to be distro-neutral, right?
> Right. But if the application is in an official, supported repository
> for given distro, it is better for the author to point to such
> repository as its quality should be higher than some other, third party.
> Unless the third party provides some feature which is not available in
> official version, but well, it is a tradeoff here. It is up to
> installation file author to balance what he thinks is better.

So then we'll end up with the installation file author, an Ubuntu user, 
creating an installation file that points to Ubuntu's repository. If a 
user of OpenSuSE then comes along and uses that installation file, will 
they be installing onto an OpenSuSE system from Ubuntu's repository?

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