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Ubuntu Software Center is supposed to replace several utilities provided by other piece of software as can be seen in the rationale, but I can't find equivalent functionality in Ubuntu Software Center. Where I can find the development plans of Ubuntu Software Center and any other packages included in Ubuntu?

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For the general Ubuntu development you may want to check the Work Items Tracker. The amount included in this site is overwhelming since it covers all milestones on all aspects of Ubuntu.

The about page covers relatively what the site is: every aspect of development and bug targets of the meeting held by the different organs of Ubuntu, like Ubuntu Developer Submit, the MOTU meetings, and any other teams are captured, analyzed and tracked here.

Your specific concern is somewhere, about here. If it not, then you should try to bring the community attention to that.

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UDS is more about the general big picture of where Ubuntu development is headed, and less about individual applications. Sometimes there are sessions about specific apps, usually about changing a default app and what is needed to make that happen. Blueprints are also not entirely reliable. Anyone can register a blueprint on any project. It does not mean the thing in the blueprint is being worked on, or planned to be added, by the upstreams. – dobey Dec 12 '13 at 15:57
@Braiam - thanks for the answer, it contains helpful information which I wasn't aware of. I'm not sure though if I can accept it as dobey is actually right that WIT and UDS are more about the general big picture. Interestingly, USC does have a wiki page written by mpt which does have a "roadmap" but I have an impression that this wiki page and actual development targets are in separate universes. Or am I wrong? – Pavel Dec 18 '13 at 7:23
@Pavel as you can see, sometimes there are milestones about something specific, sometimes about something general, which is more or less what you are looking for. I don't believe dobey answer because, common, something as big as Ubuntu should have some planning. – Braiam Dec 18 '13 at 13:57

You must ask the upstream developers of whichever package you are interested in, what their plans for the software is.

Ubuntu does not maintain a collection of roadmaps and plans for the individual pieces of software that are in the archive.

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