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Re: RFC: fix summary text for lots of packages

Toshio Kuratomi wrote:
Chuck Anderson wrote:
On Thu, Nov 20, 2008 at 10:01:14AM -0900, Jeff Spaleta wrote:
PackageKit is the store
the Package groups are the Aisle
The package name is the brand of headache medince
The package description is the fine print on the bottle

What's the summary?
The sign above the aisle that says "headache medicine"? Or perhaps the sign on the shelf itself?

Or, it could be the smaller title below the brand name on the bottle that says "headache and pain relief". Generally the brand name is the most prominent title, which would suggest that the Package Name should be larger/more prominent in PackageKit than the Summary.

I'd argue that's what Groups are for.  In jef's analogy, it's the Aisle
which your "sign above the aisle" reflects.


Those are different though. An aisle, and likewise a group, contains a relatively broad group of semi-related products. A more accurate way to say it would be it is /one particular entry/ in the sign above the aisle.


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