Update of the metainfo.yaml file of all the frameworks

Aleix Pol aleixpol at kde.org
Wed Aug 13 12:20:58 UTC 2014

On Wed, Aug 13, 2014 at 12:29 PM, Denis Steckelmacher <steckdenis at yahoo.fr>

> On 08/13/2014 12:14 PM, Luigi Toscano wrote:
>> On Wednesday 13 of August 2014 11:30:48 Denis Steckelmacher wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>> Yesterday, api.kde.org has been updated so that it displays a bit more
>>> information about the frameworks, including code snippets telling the
>>> user how to add a framework to his/her CMakeLists.txt or .pro file.
>> How is the email address of the maintainer generated?
>> kdoctools/metadata.yml for example shows my identity username (ltoscano)
>> but I
>> don't own ltoscano at kde.org as shown on
>> http://api.kde.org/frameworks-api/frameworks5-apidocs/
>> kdoctools/html/index.html
>> What are the fields needed to specify the links previously on the README
>> file?
>> KDocTools has a different IRC channel and an additional mailing list, for
>> example.
>> Ciao
> Hi,
> The e-mail is currently generated by appending "@kde.org" after the
> maintainer name. If this is not correct, you can put a full e-mail address
> in "maintainer" and it will be used. I don't know if "maintainer" is used
> somewhere else, though, so maybe having an e-mail address there is not
> acceptable. If it is the case, then I can update kapidox so that the
> "maintainer_email" key is used when present.
> Regarding the IRC channel and the mailing list, this information could
> also be added to the metainfo.yaml file of projects having specific IRC
> channels or mailing lists. We can discuss how the corresponding keys should
> be named ("mailinglist" and "irc" for instance), and whether multiple
> values should be possible (does a framework has several mailing lists, and
> are the project-specific mailing lists meant to replace
> kde-frameworks-devel or to be used in addition to it?)
> Denis
It's not correct, the name you're using is the identity.kde.org identifier,
the correct solution would be to query identity.kde.org and fetch the name
and e-mail from there.

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