Opened 7 years ago

Last modified 7 years ago

#6634 new enhancement

Need tag support in .info files of content bundles

Reported by: Eben Owned by: tomeu
Priority: normal Milestone: 9.1.0-cancelled
Component: sugar Version:
Keywords: 9.1.0:+ Cc: sj, marco
Blocked By: Blocking:
Deployments affected: Action Needed:
Verified: no


The .info file for content bundles should include a "tags" key having a value provided as a list (comma delimited?) of tags, or keywords, which describe, categorize, or otherwise meaningfully identify the bundle's contents. These tags serve two basic purposes. First, they will provide a way for children to locate lots of content (specifically activities) by general subject or category (eg. math, games, language, art, etc.). Second, it will offer developers a way to group like content under a more specific tag (eg. MaMaMedia, GCompris, etc.)

This simple but useful addition to .info files has been hidden in the HIG ( for some time now, but never received proper treatment in trac.

Change History (2)

comment:1 Changed 7 years ago by bert

The mime_types entry uses a semi-colon separated list, same should be used for tags.

comment:2 Changed 7 years ago by tomeu

  • Keywords 9.1.0:+ added
  • Milestone changed from Never Assigned to 9.1.0
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