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* [[User:DenisDefreyne|Denis Defreyne]]
* [[User:DenisDefreyne|Denis Defreyne]]
* [[User:AndyMabbett|Andy Mabbett]]
* [[User:AndyMabbett|Andy Mabbett]]
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* [[User:Chris_Messina|Chris Messina]]
==Examples==
==Examples==
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*Extension (single instance) e.g. [https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/722 NoScript]
*Extension (single instance) e.g. [https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/722 NoScript]
**Extension version history (multiple instances of one app) e.g. [https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addons/versions/722 NoScript history]
**Extension version history (multiple instances of one app) e.g. [https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addons/versions/722 NoScript history]
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===iusethis===
===iusethis===
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* <code>sparkle:appLicense</code> is something iusethis-specific, something the iusethis team seems to have made up. No idea why they are using the sparkle namespace here...
* <code>sparkle:appLicense</code> is something iusethis-specific, something the iusethis team seems to have made up. No idea why they are using the sparkle namespace here...
* <code>sparkle:shortVersionString</code> seems to be used instead of <code>sparkle:version</code>, and I'm not sure why.
* <code>sparkle:shortVersionString</code> seems to be used instead of <code>sparkle:version</code>, and I'm not sure why.
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===VersionTracker===
===VersionTracker===
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** Does not list older downloads
** Does not list older downloads
** Has a system requirements section
** Has a system requirements section
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===MySQL Downloads===
===MySQL Downloads===
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** Does not list older downloads
** Does not list older downloads
** No version history or release notes
** No version history or release notes
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===MacUpdate===
===MacUpdate===
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** Has a direct download link
** Has a direct download link
** Has a system requirements section
** Has a system requirements section
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===WordPress Plugins===
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WordPress generates plugin pages from a http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/about/readme.txt readme.txt] file included with the plugin. It has its own parser and format standards.
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'''Attributes:'''
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<dl>
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<dt>Authors</dt><dd>Author field from the plugin file and Contributors field from the readme file.</dd>
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<dt>Version</dt><dd>Version field from the plugin file.</dd>
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<dt>Tags (as in categories)</dt><dd>Tags field from the readme file.</dd>
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<dt>Last updated time</dt><dd>Time of last check in to the appropriate directory (trunk/ or the stable tag directory) after a version number change.</dd>
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<dt>Creation time</dt><dd>Time of first check in.</dd>
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</dl>
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'''From readme.txt'''
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<dl>
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<dt>Contributors</dt><dd>WordPress.org usernames of contributors.</dd>
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<dt>Donate link</dt><dd>Link for receiving donations.</dd>
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<dt>Tags</dt><dd>Comma-separated list of keywords.</dd>
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<dt>Requires at least</dt><dd>WordPress version requirements.</dd>
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<dt>Tested up to</dt><dd>The latest version of WordPress the plugin was tested against.</dd>
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<dt>Stable tag</dt><dd>The stable branch of the plugin to use.</dd>
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<dt>Description</dt><dd>This is the long description.  No limit, and you can use Markdown.</dd>
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<dt>Installation</dt><dd>This section describes how to install the plugin and get it working. Typically an ordered list.</dd>
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<dt>Frequently Asked Questions</dt><dd>Questions and answers about the plugin.</dd>
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<dt>Screenshots</dt><dd>An ordered list of screenshot descriptions; screenshot image files should be located in the same directory as readme.txt and named screenshot-#.(png|jpg|jpeg|gif).</dd>
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</dl>
==Related pages==
==Related pages==

Revision as of 02:35, 18 November 2007

Contents

Downloads examples

Contributors

Examples

Mozilla Firefox


iusethis

iusethis provides RSS appcasts with Sparkle extensions. For example:

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<rss xmlns:blogChannel="http://backend.userland.com/blogChannelModule"
     xmlns:iusethis="http://osx.iusethis.com/ns/rss"
     xmlns:content="http://purl.org/rss/1.0/modules/content/"
     xmlns:sparkle="http://www.andymatuschak.org/xml-namespaces/sparkle"
     version="2.0">
  <channel>
    <title>Appcast for iGTD</title>
    <link>http://osx.iusethis.com/app/igtd</link>
    <description>version history with a sparkle via iusethis.com</description>
    <language>en-us</language>
    <iusethis:universal>1</iusethis:universal>
    <iusethis:homepage>http://bargiel.home.pl/iGTD/</iusethis:homepage>
    <iusethis:developer>bartek:bargiel</iusethis:developer>
    <iusethis:usecount>517</iusethis:usecount>
    <iusethis:tags>GTD productivity get things done</iusethis:tags>
    <sparkle:appLicense>Freeware</sparkle:appLicense>
    <item>
      <title>iGTD 1.4.5.5</title>
      <link>http://osx.iusethis.com/app/versions/7961#ver_35136</link>
      <description><![CDATA[<p>... appcast description goes here ...</p>]]></description>
      <guid isPermaLink="false">35136</guid>
      <pubDate>Thu, 09 Aug 2007 09:31:55 -0000</pubDate>
      <enclosure url="http://bargiel.home.pl/downloads/iGTD.dmg" type="application/octet-stream"/>
      <sparkle:shortVersionString>1.4.5.5</sparkle:shortVersionString>
    </item>
    <!-- ... more appcast items go here .. -->
  </channel>
</rss>

Some notes about the RSS appcast:


VersionTracker


MySQL Downloads


MacUpdate


WordPress Plugins

WordPress generates plugin pages from a http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/about/readme.txt readme.txt] file included with the plugin. It has its own parser and format standards.

Attributes:

Authors</dt>
Author field from the plugin file and Contributors field from the readme file.</dd>
Version</dt>
Version field from the plugin file.</dd>
Tags (as in categories)</dt>
Tags field from the readme file.</dd>
Last updated time</dt>
Time of last check in to the appropriate directory (trunk/ or the stable tag directory) after a version number change.</dd>
Creation time</dt>
Time of first check in.</dd>

From readme.txt

Contributors</dt>
WordPress.org usernames of contributors.</dd>
Donate link</dt>
Link for receiving donations.</dd>
Tags</dt>
Comma-separated list of keywords.</dd>
Requires at least</dt>
WordPress version requirements.</dd>
Tested up to</dt>
The latest version of WordPress the plugin was tested against.</dd>
Stable tag</dt>
The stable branch of the plugin to use.</dd>
Description</dt>
This is the long description. No limit, and you can use Markdown.</dd>
Installation</dt>
This section describes how to install the plugin and get it working. Typically an ordered list.</dd>
Frequently Asked Questions</dt>
Questions and answers about the plugin.</dd>
Screenshots</dt>
An ordered list of screenshot descriptions; screenshot image files should be located in the same directory as readme.txt and named screenshot-#.(png|jpg|jpeg|gif).</dd>

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