Please ship an AppData file upstream
Elliott Sales de Andrade
qulogic at pidgin.im
Mon Nov 24 02:09:54 EST 2014
Just an FYI, our latest release 2.10.11 should contain the AppData file now.
Unfortunately, due to the shortened release cycle, I don't think the
translations all exist yet. I also haven't had a chance to update the
On 10 November 2014 at 04:10, Richard Hughes <hughsient at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi Elliot,
> Thanks for doing this. If you let me know when you have your next
> release I can make sure that the Fedora package is updated in good
> time at least. Thanks!
> On 8 November 2014 07:33, Elliott Sales de Andrade <qulogic at pidgin.im>
> > Hi Richard,
> > Sorry, this has taken pretty much forever. I've just committed this to
> > main development branch, along with translation support for it.
> > We may also have to backport this to the 2.x.y branch so it will be in
> > next release, and probably update the screenshot too at some point.
> > On 30 September 2013 05:13, Richard Hughes <hughsient at gmail.com> wrote:
> >> Hi all,
> >> Fedora users and deveolpers have written several AppData  file
> >> which is used for showing screenshots and descriptions in various
> >> software centers such as GNOME Software which we are previewing in
> >> Fedora 20. One of those files is for Pidgin, which is why I'm writing
> >> to your mailing list.
> >> The extra appdata files are stored here for
> >> but we've love these files to be included upstream and installed in
> >> /usr/share/appdata, which means all the other Linux distributions
> >> other than Fedora can use this data themselves. Also, if the file is
> >> upstream you can change the description, screenshots and homepage as
> >> much as you like as your application evolves.
> >> Similarly, if you have something like intltool set up, you can
> >> translate the AppData file which is really awesome for people using
> >> the software center that can't use en_US as a locale.
> >> If you've got any problems, concerns or any other questions please
> >> don't hesitate to contact me. If replying to this email on the mailing
> >> list, please keep me cc'd as I'm not subscribed.
> >> Thanks,
> >> Richard
> >>  http://people.freedesktop.org/~hughsient/appdata/
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> > Elliott aka QuLogic
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