Adding wikipedia links to appdb?

Alexander Nicolaysen Sørnes alex at
Thu Feb 11 05:57:54 CST 2010

 Torsdag 11 februar 2010 12:41:55 skrev André Hentschel :
> Rosanne DiMesio schrieb:
> > On Wed, 10 Feb 2010 21:38:56 -0800
> >
> > Dan Kegel <dank at> wrote:
> >> I often want to learn more about an app while
> >> I'm in the appdb, and particularly, I want to know
> >> whether it has a good reputation.  Wikipedia
> >> can often tell me what I need to know.  It
> >> might be handy to have a wikipedia url field
> >> in the appdb, and an option in Browse Apps
> >> that says "only show apps with wikipedia links".
> >> What do folks think about the idea?
> >
> > I think the AppDB is for information about how well an app works in Wine,
> > not the merits of the app itself.
> But i think its not a problem to add a "more info/wikipedia" url field and
>  its a fast way to see if there is also a native version...

I think it's a good idea; I'll add the Wikipedia links to the AppDB in the 
not-too-distant future.

As for native versions, perhaps we want to store that info in the AppDb as 
well? It has been brought up a few times before.

Alexander N. Sørnes

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