Archive for January, 2011

Ratings&reviews in software-center

January 28, 2011

Ratings&reviews support for software-center has landed last night in natty. A important step for us, thanks for all who were involved and a special thanks to our friends from the ISD team who made the server part of this work ready to rock.

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Search suggestions in software-center

January 3, 2011

While the software-center team is currently focusing on ratings&reviews there are still some nice features landing in trunk. One I particularly like is the new search suggestions feature. It will suggest spelling corrections for package names or generic search terms:

It also offers suggestions when a search inside a category has no results: