Posted by: Anonymous
on August 08, 2008 07:15 AM
This tool should never have been developped. It takes cares of the numerous differences among all linux distributions ... but there shoudln't be so many differences ! Linux now have to be standardized : get rid of all these silly archives formats (rpm, deb, tgz, ..., not even fully compatible between 2 versions of the same distribution), same configuration for everything (runlevels and so) ... For me it's the next step to make Linux really fully accessible to home-users : get rid of all these differences between each distribution.
So this "appchecker" is just a step in the wrong direction : make easier for developpers to deal with all the distributions ... but this won't take care of the problem in itself.