[packagekit] Backend devs: improve your backend

Steve Nordquist steve.nordquist at gmail.com
Thu Jun 2 20:24:47 PDT 2011

Yes! Backend headsup on repository (DNS resolution, responsiveness,
health, other niceness) sausage-making will be a welcome addition to
logs (I think!)
Clearly some good puns can be malted up for the repository admins to
take cheeky advantage...yes, better than that one...in talking to.
Twitter and 4chan can't be held responsible to make =all= the cultural

> an addition to the spec so that the expected behavior when
> refresh cache is running can be a little more informative.
> If your backend is able to tell which repo it is fetching at
> the given time, please emit now repoDetail signal as frontends
> will be expecting them.

> http://dantti.wordpress.com
> When a wicked man dies, his hope perishes;
> all he expected from his power comes to nothing. Prov. 11:7

...but you should rotate your sig, because it sounds like the hospital
administrators who didn't think they needed a childrens' unit (OT
sorry) are in for deprecation somehow.

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