Results of the App Installer Meeting

seth vidal skvidal at
Thu Jan 27 06:41:35 PST 2011

On Thu, 2011-01-27 at 14:36 +0000, Richard Hughes wrote:
> On 27 January 2011 14:32, Samuel Verschelde <stormi at> wrote:
> > Yes, we agreed about "one-line" summaries all in the same file (including their
> > translations), but not "one-paragraph" descriptions, which leaves the subject
> > open :)
> Ahh, okay. I'd also be careful with making it a "paragraph". Ideally
> we want to be able to have links, bullets and numbered lists and that
> kind of thing.
> I'm in love with markdown as a syntax, although xhtml would make just
> as much sense. xhtml does have the disadvantage of requiring a webkit
> window in the app installer, which may be or may not be a good idea
> considering the data could be coming from OSC and thus untrusted.

It would probably make a lot of sense to keep the description as just

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.


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