Proposal: AppData files in all application packages?
dennis at ausil.us
Thu Sep 12 22:39:29 UTC 2013
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El Thu, 12 Sep 2013 16:47:13 +0200
Elad Alfassa <elad at fedoraproject.org> escribió:
> On Wed, Sep 11, 2013 at 10:28 PM, Dennis Gilmore <dennis at ausil.us>
> > El Wed, 11 Sep 2013 14:35:34 -0400
> > Matthias Clasen <mclasen at redhat.com> escribió:
> > > On Wed, 2013-09-11 at 12:46 -0500, Dennis Gilmore wrote:
> > >
> > > > > Any questions, either grab me on irc 'hughsie' or reply to
> > > > > this email. Be sure to read  as a lot of common questions
> > > > > are answered there.
> > > >
> > > > I have one question, if the data is shipped in the packages how
> > > > is it supposed to get to the end user so that they can know
> > > > about it and choose to install the application?
> > >
> > > We plan to extract it in the build system and provide it separate
> > > from the applications in the repository.
> > >
> > that is very vague and handwavy, who is we? how exactly would it be
> > provided to the user?
> I guess that by "we", Matthias means people who are interested in
> gnome-software. Right now I think this includes (at least) Richard,
> Matthias, and I.
> We have some scripts that extract the relevant metadata from packages.
> We want the metadata to live with the rest of the repository metadata.
> gnome-software or packagekit or any other relevant component would
> download it and cache it locally.
> Legal approved:
So I am confused. In your request to legal you say Release Engineering
asked for legal to okay it. However I dont remember ever asking you to
get legal's okay. Who in releng asked you to?
I really do not think we can integrate this into our release processes
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