[ALL] New showroom for Openmoko apps

Sebastian Krzyszkowiak seba.dos1 at gmail.com
Fri Aug 21 12:12:05 CEST 2009

On 8/21/09, David Reyes Samblas Martinez <david at tuxbrain.com> wrote:
> Just an idea, why not use the bb file and source files as README,
> INSTALL, Changelog, and .desktop files if exist as source for this
> showroom?
> bb files has a DESCRIPTION field that can be a little wikified (==, *,
> ) to have a bare minimum presentation card and can be enriched with
> the other files , also if the desktop file is well categorized can
> also be used to create a first level navigation.
> I think this can be a incentive to devels and distro/packages
> mantainers to take care of the categorization than can be reused by
> other initiatives as launchers, and package installers.
> The only thing is not clear with this approach is the
> screeenshots/images stuff, but maybe is not hard to standardize a
> directory name in the sources like src/screenshots and upload those
> images in the web front end.
> Please don't blame to much if all the avobe has no sense.

++ from me! Some way for browse repository (doesn't matter if from WWW
or from app on Neo, or even both at once) could be IMO the best
showroom. It won't be outdated, app authors won't have to package
their apps (as now they do, which is strange ;x).

Once again, nice idea!

Sebastian Krzyszkowiak

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