Monday, 10 October 2016

Keep or remove software-center?

Hello all,

I just noticed that we still have software-center in yakkety. It
hasn't been maintained for several cycles, we never found anyone who
wanted to port it to Python 3, the desktop team moved to
gnome-software a while ago, and it isn't shipped on any image/flavor.

Is there still some reason to keep it, or someone who wants to
maintain it in Ubuntu? If not, I think we should remove it.
(This doesn't prevent it from reentering Ubuntu in a later release, of


Martin Pitt |
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