WordFrame package contents
The WordFrame packages are actually a zip archive files that include inside:
- a simple zip archive of all files of the package.
- a XML file with all the information for the package.
IMPORTANT: This file is mandatory, if missing, the platform will consider this archive as invalid wordframe package.
- a XML file with the vendors public key, and signed information about package's information and size. This is used when the system validates the package's integrity and vendor. If this file is missing, it will be considered as not signed by the system.
This file is generated by the packing program, but can be edited by hand also. It is used by the repositories and package manager to identify and categorize the packages. It includes specific information about the package like:
||the package name. The naming convention is "Vendor.Application.packageName". The name is set by the author.
||the package's type name or ID. The package types currently are: application, webframe, user interface, language and utility. The available types are predefined by the WordFrame team and are not case sensative. You can also use the corresponding IDs instead of the strings - Application = 1, WebFrame = 2, UserInterface = 3, Language = 4, Utility = 5
||an integer representing the package version. The package version is set according to the following convention - major-version.minor-version.release-version (ex. 1.0.1). The major-version is set by the author.
||an integer representing the package subversion. It is set by the author.
||an integer representing the package release. It is set by the author.
||the size of the whole package in MB. Showed to the user as expected download size. It is set by the author.
||brief description of the package. It is set by the author.
||long description of the package. It is set by the author.
||list of all changes and the corresponding releases in a special HTML format. Should include all released versions of the package. It is set by the author.
||The name of the vendor and/or developer that created the package.
||Company or person that holds the copyrights
||Under which license the package is distributed
||when this package was created
||A list of categories under which this package needs to be presented in the repositories
||A list of packages which need to be installed also if this package is installed
This file is generated by the packing program and cannot be edited by hand. It is used by the Integra platform to verify the vendor, package integrity and information. It includes:
||the vendor name. Set by the author.
||The public key of the vendor with which will serve to decrypt the package signature encrypted with the vendor's private key. Set by the author.
||Information about the vendor, checksums of the package.info and repository.zip file. Generated by the packageing program and meant to verify the vendor and guarantee packages integrity and information
Last edited by Boz Zashev on 27 Oct 2010 | Rev. 3 |
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