Which formats does the f-droid-bot support to generate a localized app description?
Currently i use [project-root]/fastlane/metadata/android/de-DE/full_description.txt for the german translation.
From the translators i usually get text either formated as markdown (i.e. full_description.md) or as html (i.e. full_description.htm) for the web site and i have to manually translate them back to .txt for f-droid
Are there plans to support *.md or *.htm files?
If yes: what happens if there is a full_description.txt, full_description.md and full_description.htm? Which one would be used?
Is there any url or ticket that documents this (Most relevant page https://f-droid.org/en/docs/All_About_Descriptions_Graphics_and_Screenshots/ currently has no info about formats)
It would be great if you add a link from https://f-droid.org/en/docs/Translation_and_Localization/ to https://f-droid.org/en/docs/All_About_Descriptions_Graphics_and_Screenshots/ and other relevant urls.
There are two data formats:
descriptive materials in plain text or HTML graphics and screenshots as PNG or JPEG files
So the answer to my question is:
- full_description.txt may contain html fragments.
I found this example https://github.com/grote/Transportr/blob/master/fastlane/metadata/android/de-DE/full_description.txt and https://github.com/grote/Transportr/blob/master/fastlane/metadata/android/en-US/full_description.txt that contains html < br/ >, and < b >…< /b >
Is there any info what kind of html is allowed?
- Especially can i use < h1 > … < h6 > and < ul >< li >…< /li > < /ul > ?
- what happens if there is something in the html that is not allowed? cannot deploy due to error? is it removed automatically?
i have just released a new verision of togozip with html ( < p >, < ul > in the description:
let see, how the app description will look like