The final push for the application installer in Fedora 20

Richard Hughes hughsient at gmail.com
Mon Sep 30 10:53:28 UTC 2013


On 30 September 2013 07:42, tim.lauridsen at gmail.com
<tim.lauridsen at gmail.com> wrote:
> vlc is not part of fedora, cause of patent related stuff, not a legal
> expert, but I dont think fedora cant contain somethng there links to these
> kind of applications

Agreed.

> If you create a new kind of application metadata, would it not be a good
> idea to start using the information we allready have in the .spec files and
> build from that
> instead of starting from scratch, it is better than no information at all

The descriptions in spec files are usually worse than the ones found
in Debian. Most are one or two lines of text and nothing approaching
the prose required in the AppData style guide.

Richard.


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