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Re: DEP 12: Per-package machine-readable metadata about Upstream

On Thu, Jan 03, 2013 at 04:57:56PM +0100, Guillem Jover wrote:

> option. The first fields that come to mind could be Homepage,
> Maintainer and Description (and for the latter this has already happened
> somewhat). But then this does not require a split in the source format,
> but only in the archive indices, and possibly in the package managers
> frontends.

I'll throw in a few more data points.

Other such existing fields that come to mind are Tags, and Vcs-*

Possible new fields that haven't been introduced so far are: Popcon,
Rating, upstream BTS type and URL, extra keywords for full text search
indexing, date+time the package has first entered the archive, and/or
the release; datetime that version of the package has been



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