Proposal: AppData files in all application packages?

Richard Hughes hughsient at
Fri Sep 6 10:20:46 UTC 2013

On 6 September 2013 11:16, Andrea Musuruane <musuruan at> wrote:
> As a first step to create such a database, can you reuse metadata avalable
> on Ohloh?

That's a good idea, but I suspect that mining all the data is a breach
of the acceptable use policy, and the licence of the data collected is
very unclear. It's also got quite a few Ohloh specific descriptions,
e.g. for Firefox: "If you stack this project, you should also stack
the Mozilla Core."

As a style note, it's a technical description, and for AppData there
are requirements on the kind of prose recommended, see


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