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

David Tardon dtardon at redhat.com
Thu Jan 23 08:34:43 UTC 2014


On Wed, Jan 22, 2014 at 12:09:25PM +0000, Richard Hughes wrote:
> Hi,
> As the subject suggests, Fedora 22 will require applications to have a
> long description to be shown in the software center. We're introducing
> this change so that we can show a powerful application full of
> high-quality content, rather than what we have now which is a equal
> mixture of awesome and sadness.
> If you're interested you can see the number of applications with
> appdata without installing gnome-software from rawhide here:
> http://alt.fedoraproject.org/pub/alt/screenshots/f21/status.html
> (warning; huge generated HTML file).

I have noticed that there are applications on the list that have
NoDisplay=true in their desktop file, e.g., libreoffice-startcenter.
Should these be skipped?


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