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Re: More Vcs-Fields in debian/control?



On Thu, Apr 07, 2011 at 08:22:06AM +0200, Raphael Hertzog wrote:
> 
> There are lots of upstream-metadata that we might want to have available
> and we need to find a proper solution that doesn't involve debian/control.

In Debian Med and Debian Science we are just using

   http://wiki.debian.org/UpstreamMetadata

for keeping scientific references.  Bu tthe idea is not restricted to
this.  There exists an UDD importer for these data.
 
> It should be outside of the package and probably shared accross
> all Linux distributions. It seems to me to be a good extension of the work
> done/planned on the cross-distribution app-store.

I do not see a reason why this should not be possible with the proposed
solution.  It's just not (yet) widely adopted in Debian.
 
Kind regards

     Andreas.

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