Would XFCE consider adopting AppData?

Simon Steinbeiß simon at xfce.org
Thu May 22 11:49:53 CEST 2014

On Wed, 21 May 2014 16:30:22 +0200
Matthias Klumpp <matthias at tenstral.net> wrote:

> These are enough reasons ;-) I'll change that in the spec when I'm
> home and push a fix to the copy at Freedesktop. One issue with UNIX
> epochs is, that they are super-ugly for humans to understand, so in
> theory upstream-metadata (written by humans) could get YYYYMMDD and
> the distro data (written by a script) could get an epoch. But for spec
> simplicity (and to avoid introducing a property with context-dependent
> values), UNIX epochs it is.
> @Simon: Sorry for the confusion ;-)

No worries, wasn't *that* hard converting the times to UNIX epoch - but yeah, please do keep the Spec up-to-date ;)

FWIW, do you guys already have build-script parts that update the AppData that we can borrow? (I presume this must be a rather universal problem...)


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