PROPOSAL: Make AppData files mandatory for applications shown in the software center

Richard Hughes hughsient at
Thu Nov 6 15:16:48 UTC 2014

On 6 November 2014 11:52, Miroslav Suchý <msuchy at> wrote:
> This is very good software, which should be there.
> Quick google search shows this:

Yes, ximion has been slowly upstreaming those. It's not quite as
simple as just importing them as-is, because they are automatically
generated and need further review. They don't match the grammar
recommendations and the screenshots are all funky shapes and sizes.
Perhaps they are better than nothing, but in an ideal world pushing
them upstream with all the fixes would be the best long term thing to
do. Upstream also means translations, which matter a huge amount to a
large number of people.

If you're a part of the amarok project, I'm sure you could help
polishing up what ximion produced and getting it upstream in a

Thanks for all the other help as well :)


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