thats a good point. At Holarse we try to collect all the links to games as well. Therefore we collect AppImage, Flatpak and Snap-links too.
AppImages are often direct links, ideally to a Github-Repo-Download. But these links only work for a certain version.
Flatpaks have a specific package urls, which don't outdate. Snaps as well.
Beside AppImage Snap and Flat are just packages in a new incompatible package format (beside rpm and deb). Just my two evil cents ;-)
Integration into KDE Discover and GNOME Software are probably a nice feature. Especially as openSUSE already installs these programs. Therefore we should integrate them as good as possible.
PS: Is there a special discord channel or irc channel where one can meet other possible contributors to this project?
Am 28.03.22 um 18:39 schrieb Martin Wilck:
On Mon, 2022-03-28 at 17:17 +0200, Eric Schirra wrote:
Flatpack should be the exception. Is also always depicted too. Why should I take flatpacks when I can build normal packages? Are flatpacks supposed to be safer? Nobody believes that here.
This is getting OT, and it's my fault. For a variety of reasons, there are applications that are available as flatpak / appimage / snap only. We should face this fact and try to make the best out of it, as Ubuntu and Fedora have done a long time ago, rather than repeating that these packages are evil.
Moreover (and that's really _not_ OT) Flatpak has nice and modern UIs, both locally and on the web, to search for applications, and these UIs actually work. Face it, if you look for something out-of-the-ordinary, searching it on flathub is quicker and more comfortable than anything openSUSE currently offers (except GNOME software :-).