[maemo-developers] Enriching the Application Manager scripting experience

From: Marius Vollmer marius.vollmer at nokia.com
Date: Mon Feb 26 16:47:28 EET 2007
"ext Neil Jerram" <neil at ossau.uklinux.net> writes:

>>    (install-instructions
>>      (update-catalogues
>>        ((tag "com.foobar.repository.automatic" 0)
>>         (name (en_GB "Foobar Catalogue")
>>               (de_DE "Foobar Katalog"))
>>         (deb "http://example.com/" automatic "main")))
>>      (install-packages "maemo-foo"))
>> Maybe I go with this approach if XML turns out to be too unwieldy.
> +1  Much nicer.

I know you like it... :-)

But my impression is that S-expression syntax is not as well
standardized as XML (Elisp, Common Lisp, different Schemes, they all
differ more or less substantially) and I would have to find or write a
parser for it.

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