'Market' app suggestion

Denis 'GNUtoo' Carikli GNUtoo at no-log.org
Sun Oct 24 05:14:11 UTC 2010

On Fri, 2010-10-22 at 13:12 -0400, Aaron Williamson wrote:
> On 10/22/2010 10:52 AM, Ciaran Gultnieks wrote:
> > Yes - as much as possible comes out of the APK, and the rest from
> > additional metadata files that are designed to be human-friendly (i.e.
> > NOT XML).
> > 
> > A python script does the job of extracting the data from those two
> > sources, merging it together, collating the APK versions to their
> > associated applications and building the index file.
> Ok, thanks for explaining.  I think that ultimately it would be nice to allow
> developers (and maybe randoms) to upload apps via a web interface and enter all
> of the metadata we can't extract from the APK, and then have someone moderate
> submissions on the backend.
What could be done in the case where we build all the apks from source
in the replicant tree(I didn't look at it yet but it could be a good

Generate automatically some sort of xml?

What do you think?


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