Results of the App Installer Meeting

Samuel Verschelde stormi at
Thu Jan 27 06:59:26 PST 2011

Le jeudi 27 janvier 2011 15:56:24, Richard Hughes a écrit :
> On 27 January 2011 14:41, seth vidal <skvidal at> wrote:
> > It would probably make a lot of sense to keep the description as just
> > text.
> Please, no. We certainly want links, formatting, headers and that kind
> of thing. Paragraphs, bullets and all the things we come to expect on
> a modern GUI application are really a hard requirement from my point
> of view.
> > Getting into various markup languages for it is going to cause pain
> > later as you have to filter out cruft from the descriptions you're stuck
> > with. And it will mean dealing with this data from cli will be annoying.
> I don't think the CLI user should be a focus of AppStream. I also
> don't think reading a page of formatted text on the CLI is going to be
> terribly useful either.

I would favor simple text for the sake of simplicity so that we have one less 
matter to solve... And maybe improve on that in V2.0 :)


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