[Bug 488968] Review Request: fedora-app-install - Fedora application data

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Fri Mar 6 23:06:45 UTC 2009

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--- Comment #11 from Richard Hughes <richard at hughsie.com>  2009-03-06 18:06:45 EDT ---
(In reply to comment #7)
> What you really want is an incremental protocol that can deliver the new icons
> & entries w/translations since the last time you updated. Neither a package,
> nor the yum metadata, fits this well. Honestly, an online service with local
> caching seems more appropriate.

I prototyped this, but it wouldn't have scaled well, and there were
inconsolable differences with debian, e.g versions, icons and translations for

> (As a side point, legally, you'd have to have the license be "A & B & C &
> D.."... where that's the license of all the icons in total. And don't forget
> trademarks. This gets messy fast.)  

I'll get the generate script to generate the licence string and update the
spec. Thanks.

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