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Re: [opensuse-buildservice] Reworking the software search page
On 01.03.2012 15:02, Juergen Weigert wrote:
On Mar 01, 12 12:05:35 +0100, 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

We already have a mockup available:

Feedback appreciated :-)

The example search is 'kate'.
I'd like to see at least that the highest available version number is
mentioned somewhere in the results.

It currently is
home:rwooninck:UNSTABLE_KDE4 kate 4.8.41
Found with
osc se -V kate

Hiding home projects completly is a very bad thing IMO.
Currently users get the false impression that the search results are
exhaustive. We could add a link 'Find more...' or
tell what the difference is, like e.g. 'Not signed-off by SUSE' and add a

I agree we need the possibility to show the home projects, but make it
clear that you use them on your own risk.


Thomas Schmidt (tom [at]
openSUSE Boosters Team
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