Some of you may have seen some recent posts around the Ubuntu Planet about the new AptURL project that is default in Ubuntu 7.10 “Gutsy”. I wanted to make a few comments about it myself after tinkering with it a little. I think the project and idea is pretty cool and I hope it sees some more use.
I may be updating my blog in the future to take advantage of AptURL. I suppose to maintain backwards compatibility I’ll need to use both, but we may begin seeing tutorials along these lines: