Application template

Minh Ha Duong haduong at
Sat Sep 27 09:24:47 CEST 2008

> Repository is missing. Of course that's not an easy question, because
> for example if you write:
> Tested on: Om 2007.2, Om 2008.8, Debian, FSO
> then how do you specify repository? Of course we will not specify how
> easy/difficult it is to install on e.g. Debian or not even FSO. But
> maybe we could pick the "mainstream" distro and say one of:
> Om 2008.8 repository
> Om 2008.8 community repository (Multiverse)
> an external repository e.g. Angstrom repository
> must be compiled from source
> whatever
> could be an important factor for users. E.g. this Pidgin thing is on
> Angstrom repo, I spent like a hour hunting depending packages!
> That is so far from a simple click in the installer. What do you recommend?

I agree we need improvement.
Maybe the "package" field should contain a full URL and be renamed "Download".

Minh HA DUONG, Chargé de Recherche, CNRS
CIRED, Centre International de Recherches sur l'Environnement et le 

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