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Re: What can Debian do to provide complex applications to its users?




> > Right, and that's why we were talking about stuff like flatpak that
> > bring the application with its dependencies, more or less like a
> > container.
> 
> That's a better solution for such cases than shipping the software
> in Debian.
> 
> And it's distribution-agnostic, meaning it can be provided once by 
> upstream for all distributions instead of duplicating work in every 
> Linux distribution.

This is not exactly what I meant. What we are talking about is adding
another section and/or another format to the Debian archive so we can
publish packages for these applications that come with their
dependencies. With things being integrated in a Debian system they are
kind of Debian specific.

Michael
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