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Re: AppStream issues with various KDE applications




On 6 January 2017 at 19:26, Matthias Klumpp <matthias@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Oh, really? Because the spec says the name/summary is taken from the
> .desktop file if the metainfo doesn't contain it, which IMHO was a bad
> idea (while reducing the amount of metadata one needed to write, it
> also made metainfo files less useful because they were not
> self-contained).

And also, it allows you to have a different name in the software
center compared to the installed menu entry.

Richard.