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Re: [opensuse-web] Reworking the software search page
On 01.03.2012 12:37, Bruno Friedmann wrote:
On Thursday 01 March 2012 12.05:35 Thomas Schmidt wrote:
As part of the current boosters sprint[1] which aims at integrating
the appstream[2] project into our distribution we would like to enhance
the web view on our packages at software.o.o/search.

With the final target of an web-based appstore we began thinking of
how to display a package (app) to the user.
The challenge is to make available the matrix of different OS versions,
repositories and package versions in a clear way while making it easy for
the standard user to get the latest stable version for his OS without getting
confused.

We already have a mockup available:
http://dl.dropbox.com/u/294274/software.o.o/package-view.png

Feedback appreciated :-)

Greetings

[1] https://trello.com/board/appstream/4f156e1c9ce0824a2e1b8831
[2] http://distributions.freedesktop.org/wiki/AppStream

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openSUSE Boosters Team
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Hey Thomas, I found the mockup really readable once you are in the package,
Now what is not shown it kate-addons etc, how this list will be handle.
Cause most of the time you have a pattern to search so you want a result of
kinda contains kate

Hi Bruno, the mockup above is for showing the package details once you found the
app you are interested in. When searching a package, let's say 'kate' in the
search field,
the next screen would be a search result looking similar to:
https://community.dev.fedoraproject.org/packages/s/kate
and from there you come to the app view.

Then next point, if you change software.o.o, will be the including home
supported?

Home projects should be (optionally) shown also in download lines where it
shows 'official' - 'update'
- 'devel' at the moment.

Greetings

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Thomas Schmidt (tom [at] opensuse.org)
openSUSE Boosters Team
"Don't Panic", Douglas Adams (11.03.1952 - 11.05.2001)
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