The final push for the application installer in Fedora 20

tim.lauridsen at tim.lauridsen at
Mon Sep 30 11:56:59 UTC 2013

AppData is focusing alot about application, what about content : icons,
themes, backgrounds


On Mon, Sep 30, 2013 at 1:00 PM, Michael Schwendt <mschwendt at>wrote:

> On Fri, 27 Sep 2013 11:24:45 +0100, Richard Hughes wrote:
> > In GNOME Software, we show a list of applications for each category
> > that we think are frikin’ awesome. Some have AppData[1], and some
> > don’t. For the ones that don’t yet have AppData it leaves the
> > responsibility of writing the long description to the Linux community,
> > where we can push the data back to upstream so that all the
> > distributions can benefit. So far we’ve had a superb reaction from
> > lots of upstream projects and a lot of descriptions have been merged.
> Could you highlight how much of a "cross-distro effort" this really is?
> Audacious upstream has asked whether the AppData file would only be used
> by Fedora? Writing a simple file and including it in the Fedora rpms is
> easy, but it would look more beautiful with an official screenshot and
> an official updatecontact address.
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