Re: Better visibility of "what can you do with Debian" on the Debian main page
Le jeudi 14 avril 2011 à 09:12 +0200, Klistvud a écrit :
> The term "app store" is extremely well established and quite
> univocally defines a store where apps are *sold*. Using the
> term, or any subvariant of the term, is IMHO just bound to rise
> eyebrows and confuse newbies.
> Non-newbies already have a far more apt term for what is referred to
> here -- it's the term "repository". It's more precise, not confusing,
> has an established tradition, and is quite univocal.
In my opinion, "app store" is name which carries in confusion. "app
store" provide "widgets" very closed and nothing like a real
"app" (LibreOffice, Firefox, Joomla...). These widgets are very
specialised and sounds like bubbleware for small paying pigs.
Why using 100 apps for doing something that 1 browser can doing ? "App
store" is lineal heir to french "3615 Minitel".
I do not wish, in no way, that "app store" appears in the vocabulary of
(Sorry for my english)