Announcement: One Click Installer

Krzysztof Lichota krzysiek at
Wed Aug 8 17:19:23 UTC 2007

Matt Zimmerman napisaƂ(a):
> We are talking past each other.  There are two distinct use cases here, and
> I am a) saying they could both be fulfilled by the same software mechanism,
> and b) asking whether your system does both.
> From the sound of it, it only addresses the explicitly third-party
> repository case, and not the case where the application is implicitly
> available from Ubuntu.
> Yes, there are third-party developers who could make use of such a system to
> publish their applications, but there are also developers who are well
> served by the existing system and would benefit from having a web-oriented
> way to indicate that their software is included in the Ubuntu repositories,
> delegating all decisions about repository location and authentication to the
> package manager.

OK, now I understand what you mean.

Yes, you can provide One Click Installer installation file which has
only information which package to install and does not contain any
repository information. This should cover the second case.

	Krzysztof Lichota

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