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There could be an additional tab in Synaptic / Gnome App Install where users could see reviews about the program by other users. This could include a score/rating.

The reviews should probably be per source package, like changelogs.

Perhaps a launchpad interface to edit them? This would probably be text-files (or stripped html?) on launchpad and downloaded on demand by Synaptic or GAI.

The reviews would probably have to be moderated.

Since capabilites and bugs change, reviews for a package from a previous release of Ubuntu should not be shown by default. New versions in the same Ubuntu release shouldn't throw away reviews though. How to integrate this with -backports is not clear atm.


Use cases





Data preservation and migration

Unresolved issues

BoF agenda and discussion


UserReviewsInSynaptic (last edited 2008-08-06 16:22:45 by localhost)