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Re: Guix Wikidata module - next steps

From: swedebugia
Subject: Re: Guix Wikidata module - next steps
Date: Wed, 09 Jan 2019 07:15:23 +0100

"Ludovic Courtès" <address@hidden> skrev: (8 januari 2019 18:25:05 CET)
>Interesting work!
>swedebugia <address@hidden> skribis:
>> First thing to add is the procedures from guile-wikidata that enables
>us to get a label for a given Qid and the output of queries like the
>one below.
>> The second thing to add is fold procedures to guess the right qid
>according to the upstream names of guix packages.
>> The third thing to add is an importer that helps us add qid to our
>> Here we have a decision to make. Should we add them as properties or
>extend our record with a field? 
>> I.e.
>> ...
>> (properties
>>  `((wikidata . "qid"))
>> Or
>> ...
>> (wikidata "qid")
>Does Wikidata store Common Platform Enumeration (CPE) names for
>software?  CPE is a attempts to provide standard names for software
>packages, primarily so that one can unambiguously refer to a software
>package in a CVE.
>If Wikidata supported CPE, that’d be nice because in Guix we already
>store (sometimes…) ‘cpe-name’ properties so that things like ‘guix lint
>-c cve’ know which package to look for in the CVE database.

No, not yet for the packages I looked at.
I will try proposing it as this would be really nice as a package-id which is 
really important when synchronizing.
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