On Wed, 30 Sep 2009 18:00:13 +0200
Sebastian Pipping <webmas...@hartwork.org> wrote:
> Ciaran McCreesh wrote:
> > On Wed, 30 Sep 2009 17:51:02 +0200
> > Sebastian Pipping <webmas...@hartwork.org> wrote:
> >> At the moment moving overlay meta info into the overlays does not
> >> seem like a good idea to.  It would mean that any script working
> >> with overlays needs to check the repo out to get to that data.
> >> That doesn't sound like fun to me.
> > 
> > No, you can copy the data into your master file. It's just that the
> > original source of the data would be the repository, not the person
> > adding the repository to the list.
> If it can change, it needs to be kept in sync.  I really don't think
> it belongs in there.

Sure. Just periodically fetch the repository centrally. Have a master
list of sync URLs with expected repository names, and use that to
generate the full master list that includes metadata.

Added bonus: you can quickly remove any repository that no longer

Ciaran McCreesh

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