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Re: I must be doing something seriously wrong...



On Thu, May 21, 2009 at 03:09:19PM +0200, Pierre-Yves wrote:
>On Thu, 2009-05-21 at 08:46 -0400, Josh Boyer wrote:
>> 
>> The original question was about advertising to the users.  So how do
>> we
>> advertise -docs packages to users, and why isn't that sufficient for
>> -flags?
>> 
>Do we ?
>
>I'm aware of -docs package because I'm involved enough in the project
>and know how to use yum or how to find information. However, I have
>never seen (or very little) advertisement around -docs package.
>Actually I think the only case that comes in my mind are tutorials and
>documentation where is written yum install apache-docs to install apache
>(that way the -docs package brings the normal one).

Right.  That was sort of my point :).

>Maybe packageKit pointing out / highlighting package that have
>subpackage (such as -docs or -flags) might help this advertisement.

Possibly.  Something like:

"Want to learn more about this application?  Install foo-doc"

I dunno.  I suck at designing user interfaces.  As long as PK doesn't grow a
'helpful' paperclip, I don't care.

josh


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