Ubuntu Software Store: What it does, and how you can help

Przemek Kulczycki przemekkulczycki at gmail.com
Thu Aug 27 19:49:05 BST 2009

On Thu, Aug 27, 2009 at 8:31 PM, Matthew East<mdke at ubuntu.com> wrote:
> Hi Matthew,
> On Thu, Aug 27, 2009 at 4:43 PM, Matthew Paul Thomas<mpt at canonical.com> wrote:
>> Now, AppCenter has a brand name: the Ubuntu Software Store.
>> <http://launchpad.net/software-store>
>> And it has a package in Ubuntu Karmic: software-store.
>> <http://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/software-store>
> Looking forward to trying this. I had a quick browse through the wiki
> page but couldn't find any discussion about the name, so here goes.
> Doesn't "store" imply that the user will be paying for the software? I
> really liked "center".

Only for the Americans I guess :)
Those who learned British English will understand store as a warehouse/stock.
But I agree that this might create some confusion, especially when
translating the name to other languages.

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