applications backend data
nate at kde.org
Fri Mar 9 18:44:52 UTC 2018
---- On Fri, 09 Mar 2018 10:41:38 -0800 Aleix Pol<aleixpol at kde.org> wrote ----
> On Fri, Mar 9, 2018 at 7:18 PM, Nate Graham <nate at kde.org> wrote:
> > ...I mean of course to replace the existing tiny hidden text that says "Install via AppStream", which is meaningless to normal people. That whole line could go away and the "Get <app name>" header could host the link, and be styled to look like a button.
> > Nate
> > ---- On Fri, 09 Mar 2018 09:57:18 -0800 pointedstick<pointedstick at zoho.com> wrote ----
> > > This is fantastic stuff, Harald! I'd love to see each app's page have a big friendly button labeled "Install <app name>" with a link to a valid appstream:// url that would open Discover with that app when clicked.
> > >
> > > Nate
> Agreed. This was the plan when we came up with appstream://, we also
> have some buttons that supposedly would serve this purpose:
I'm not real thrilled about the "AppStream" branding there. AppStream is a nerdy backend technology that our users shouldn't have to come into contact with. The key words they're looking for are "Download" or "Install", preferably in obvious button form.
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