[Mageia-discuss] Introducing mageia-app-db

Michael Scherer misc at zarb.org
Fri Nov 5 02:38:18 CET 2010

Le jeudi 04 novembre 2010 à 22:34 +0100, Samuel Verschelde a écrit :

> Sophie is not only a database of Mandriva RPM packages, but a database of RPM-based linux distributions' RPMs.
> From what I know, sophie is :
> - scripts that update a huge RPM database
> - the database in itself
> - an IRC bot + a web site (sophie.zarb.org)
- a giraffe

> Olivier Thauvin started to rewrite sophie so that it can provide package informations to other websites or 
> applications. Mageia-app-db will probably get information from sophie's database via XML-RPC or 
> any other means.

Technically, even if Olivier hide it, there is a xml-rpc interface :)
( except you can only use it like you use the irc bot so it can be quite
ugly )
Michael Scherer

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