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 exists. -- Ciaran McCreesh
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