Heads up; F22 will require applications to ship appdata to be listed in software center

"J├│hann B. Gu├░mundsson" johannbg at gmail.com
Wed Jan 22 16:37:07 UTC 2014

On 01/22/2014 03:47 PM, Richard Hughes wrote:
> On 22 January 2014 12:09, Richard Hughes<hughsient at gmail.com>  wrote:
>> >That's a long way from what I'd like to see, but it's going up at about 1% per
>> >month, which is encouraging.
> Replying to my own email, apologies. I've now gone through the entire
> list of applications-in-fedora-without-appdata. A*lot*  of those
> applications haven't seen an upstream release in half a decade, some
> over a decade. I would estimate that 40% of all the apps in Fedora are
> dead or semi-dead upstream. Excluding the KDE/XFCE/LXDE applications,
> I'd say we had a 70% completion of the applications I'd like to see in
> the software center. I've filed a lot of upstream bugs in the last two
> hours, so hopefully that's another few percent sorted.

I wished we could simply just clean those bits out of our distribution 
because quite frankly we have 14+k components in the distribution and 
not nearly enough manpower to cover that all.

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