Shipping package metadata in a package

Richard Hughes hughsient at
Fri Jan 24 14:18:03 UTC 2014

On 24 January 2014 14:10, Simo Sorce <simo at> wrote:
> Does it need all the data upfront ?

That's a good question. Not much at all just to show the overview page.

> Maybe you can have a small place with initial metadata that contains a
> subset of the packages and is quick to download so you can show
> something then in the background start downloading the real full
> metadata and update the UI as data comes in ?

I'll have a play with this and see how complicated it is. All the UI
elements can update when the data is changed, so it certainly should
be possible. Thanks!


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