[Sugar-devel] User workflow sharing "Journal Entries" over USB sticks

Martin Langhoff martin.langhoff at gmail.com
Fri Nov 13 03:55:24 EST 2009

On Fri, Nov 13, 2009 at 1:33 AM, K. K. Subramaniam <subbukk at gmail.com> wrote:
> Keeping meta-data in the same directory (folder) is the way to go. Of course,
> the meta-data has to be a hidden file.

Of course - why?

> FWIW, www.freedesktop.org contains a bunch of  "standards" (really
> conventions) for handling meta-data.

Not worth much it turns out -- for they have no mention of metadata
_storage_ in any of the specs.

We do have an internal format - the ._metadata.json format outlined
for the JEBs themselves. Sugar 0.82 writes that out in the internal
'datastore' storage. We can reuse it here.


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