Commit notifications for specs

Pau Garcia i Quiles pgquiles at
Wed Apr 30 08:18:48 PDT 2008

Quoting Vincent Untz <vuntz at>:

> I totally agree that we need to put more than just versions of the
> specs, but also the adoption status, a kind of stability status (is it
> still in development, with potential incompatible changes in the
> future?), draft vs released status, etc.

Regarding the adoption status, stability status, etc, I'd like to urge  
both KDE eV and Gnome Foundation to "enforce"'s  
specifications, as I discussed with Vincent and others at Guademy last  

Long story short, it would be like this: if there is a fd.o spec for  
what you are doing and you are not using it, your app/library won't  
enter the official KDE/Gnome/whatever repository *unless* you provide  
good reasons for not implementing the fd.o spec (that "unless" is  
there in case the spec is disconnected from reality or plain junk).

More at:

> Basically, metadata in the repository appears in a simple file and is
> translated to something easily understandable on the website.
> I quite like the idea of having a FAQ, btw.
> For people interested, I put my GUADEMY slides at:

Pau Garcia i Quiles
(Due to my workload, I may need 10 days to answer)

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