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

Bryce Harrington bryce at canonical.com
Tue Sep 1 18:18:45 BST 2009

On Tue, Sep 01, 2009 at 09:19:27PM +0530, mac_v wrote:
> On Tue, 2009-09-01 at 17:04 +0200, Siegfried Gevatter wrote:
> > I have to add my voice in that I strongly dislike the name containing
> > "Store", for the already echoed reasons. "Software Center" or even
> > "Add/Remove..." are much better names, IMHO.
> > 
> How about "Software Zone" or "Ubuntu Zone"... ;)
> I think we are underestimating the users by thinking that only name
> which includes a word "Store" will convey the right meaning!
> A more innovative name can be used!

I hate to step into this tussle, but is this thread bike-shed painting a
bit much?

I've no idea if the name even can be changed, but if it can input is
going to be better listened to from people with hammers and chisels than
pitchforks and torches.


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