web server for appstream metadata screenshots

Nicolás Alvarez nicolas.alvarez at gmail.com
Wed Jun 8 16:45:13 BST 2016

2016-06-08 8:33 GMT-03:00 Friedrich W. H. Kossebau <kossebau at kde.org>:
> Am Mittwoch, 8. Juni 2016, 13:10:04 CEST schrieb Sebastian Kügler:
>> Hey,
>> I've been adding appstream metadata to one of the apps I maintain, among
>> that are also screenshots, in the form of a URL. That means that I have to
>> put the screenshots on a webserver.
>> Do we already have a canonical location for these screenshots? If not, let's
>> create one before we get people hosting them on imgur, their private
>> webserver or their router-behind-a-dsl-line. :)
> Good idea, also when it comes to long-term availability of referenced images
> :)
> It might make sense to reuse/share the screenshots with the ones used for the
> KDE app catalog we have at kde.org/applications/. For consistency and for
> efficiency.
> Not sure though what a stable url would be like, given people planning to
> rework kde.org (and thus those app catalog pages), so perhaps relying on the
> current screenshot urls used by kde.org/applications is not perfect.

The screenshots on kde.org/applications are stored in SVN and they are
the main reason why I couldn't migrate that website to Git. I would
prefer if you don't add even more there...


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