software-center-q-server

Registered by Michael Vogt on 2012-04-24

Plans for the software-center server

Blueprint information

Status:
Not started
Approver:
Michael Vogt
Priority:
Medium
Drafter:
None
Direction:
Approved
Assignee:
None
Definition:
New
Series goal:
Accepted for quantal
Implementation:
Deferred
Milestone target:
milestone icon ubuntu-12.10

Related branches

Sprints

Whiteboard

Some ideas and features:

 * Recommender improvements
    - other data sources
       - feedback
       - installed app data
       - web data from Apps Directory
    - combining data sources
    - leveraging installed app data
    - performance metrics
 * Apps Directory
    - OneConf improvements (on the web)
    - "Schedule for installation" story
    - Multi-language support
    - Rate and review apps online
    - Override Debian Package Description
    - Flattr Integration
    - Create and share lists of apps, vote on lists of apps
 * Rating and reviews
    - Respond to reviews (for registered app developers)
    - Other filters (akismet)
    - Awards

Meanwhile in closed-source projects...
 * MyApps is working towards opensourcing
    - Submit app via ppa / external repo
    - Redefine list of supported icons
    - Visual refresh
    - Resize (downsize) screenshots
    - Multi-language support

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Work Items

Work items:
[mpt] Design how the reviewer responses will appear in the reviews view <https://wiki.ubuntu.com/SoftwareCenter/RatingsAndReviews#replying>: DONE
[elachuni] Implement replying to reviews (or reassign this to someone who will, and delete this parenthesis): TODO
[davidplanella] Find some non-english speaking moderators for software center reviews (especially es, de, fr, ru): TODO
[elachuni] ask didirocks about ubiquity-oneconf status: TODO
[elachuni] remove maverick from app directory: DONE