Ubuntu Software Store: What it does, and how you can help
lukehasnoname at gmail.com
Sun Sep 27 21:57:13 BST 2009
How much, if any, code is being used from Mint? IMO and from observing
other user comments, the mintInstall and mintUpdate programs are one
of the popular improvements in Mint over Ubuntu.
...and the improved menu *cough*
Here's a blog post from one of the Mint devs about some improvements
they've made in mintInstall.
On Sat, Sep 26, 2009 at 5:34 AM, Iain Lane <laney at ubuntu.com> wrote:
> On Sat, Sep 26, 2009 at 10:45:55AM +0100, Matthew East wrote:
>> On Sat, Sep 26, 2009 at 10:29 AM, Iain Lane <laney at ubuntu.com> wrote:
>>> Cool. Glad to see that community input is listened to. What does this
>>> for the store metaphor throughout the rest of the application?
>> I don't think there is a strong metaphor running through the
>> application. That would be inconsistent with the idea that the name
>> "store" had two meanings. The only thing I can see is the use of the
>> word "Departments" on the first screen, right? It's not wholly out of
>> place even with the change of name, but I guess it could be changed to
>> "Categories" or similar. I'm sure the project developers will take a
>> decision on that.
> I remember seeing a "Shelf"* combo somewhere, but indeed I cannot find it
> now so it was probably excised already.
> * Or something similar
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