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Re: Making updates-testing more useful



On Wed, 2008-12-10 at 12:35 -0500, Matthias Clasen wrote:
> I think we could make updates-testing much more useful if we had a tiny
> bit of PackageKit integration. Basically, PackageKit should know that
> these are testing updates, and should ask me 'There are ... package
> updates available that need testing. Do you want to test these now ?' 
> For extra points, we could even show a 'report back' link somewhere that
> allows to send comments to bodhi. 
> 
> Of course, this has to be implemented in a suitably distibution-neutral
> way to be integrated in PackageKit, but I think test updates are a
> sufficiently general concept that PackageKit should support.
> 
> What do you think ?

I think it is a great idea. As it is also possible to track the date of
the install then PackageKit could ask a question like this: "You have
had package Y from updates-testing installed for 5 days. Would you like
to rate it now?"
-- 
Mads Villadsen <maxx krakoa dk>


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