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Re: AppStream issues with various KDE applications




2017-01-08 12:00 GMT+01:00 Richard Hughes <hughsient@xxxxxxxxx>:
> 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.

That was possible before, since metainfo files override .desktop stuff.
Anyway, changes made in AppStream, will be available in the next release :-)

Cheers,
    Matthias

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