[ 260 ] | Sat, 03-May-2008 by chrisdolan
This is a good proposal. Honestly, I think it's more important that this information be in META.yml first and in INSTALL.txt second, but maybe the other way around is a good start. By focusing on the human-readable version first, this avoids lock-in of design decisions which may turn out to be wrong. As such, I think the project should *avoid* making the data machine-readable in round one and make that a future goal.
I think the impact of this work would be minimal for experienced users, but it might make a big difference for less-invested users and for distro packagers.
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