kdereview: bodega

Steven Sroka sroka.steven at gmail.com
Thu Oct 25 01:41:04 BST 2012

I love you guys. I love the idea of Bogeda. Thanks for making KDE so awesome!

Steven Sroka

On 2012-10-24, at 8:10 PM, Josef Spillner <spillner at kde.org> wrote:

> Hello Aaron,
> :: Aaron J. Seigo Mittwoch 24 Oktober 2012
>> * it is not limited to (or even focused on) software, but any digital
>> asset.
> I'd like to encourage you to go further and drop the restriction to "digital" 
> assets eventually. Many people use their computer to buy or share real stuff 
> online. There are increasingly attempts to make this possible via free 
> infrastructure (e.g. http://cirandas.net/search/products), all with their own 
> user interfaces, but also with programmatic interfaces waiting to be connected 
> to desktops.
> It should be easily possible to define asset content models and delivery 
> options to cover this diversity in a multi-market frontend. While for most 
> digital assets the delivery option may be "download" or "subscribe", for 
> services like cloud storage it may be "create an account" (or "replicate at my 
> own infrastructure" for the better ones), and for products like used bikes it 
> may be "send it over to me". All of these delivery options would be associated 
> with a webpage to proceed in the most simple case, and there would be 
> corresponding wizards to add new offers which stay under the user's control 
> and are merely propagated to any selected market.
> No desktop is currently able to capture this multiplicity, but it seems 
> worthwhile to try.
> Josef

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