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Re: DEP-10: AppStream and Component Metadata for Debian


Am Donnerstag, den 13.10.2011, 12:49 +0800 schrieb Paul Wise:
> I would like to point out this project:
> http://wiki.debian.org/UpstreamMetadata
> And strongly suggest that you make your proposal much more general and
> as such able to handle arbitrary upstream metadata, either manually
> added to debian/control by the Debian package maintainer (like
> UpstreamMetadata) or automatically added to debian/foo/DEBIAN/control
> during the build process by automatic tools (presumably as in your
> proposal).

interesting. This could be useful for “more organized subecosystems”
like the Haskell packaging, to reference the original Haskell package
name, or the provided modules, or other metadata that currently has to
be guessed by the name of managed separately.


Joachim "nomeata" Breitner
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