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Re: Guix Data Services: whishlist about SWH

From: Ludovic Courtès
Subject: Re: Guix Data Services: whishlist about SWH
Date: Mon, 24 Feb 2020 18:10:36 +0100
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Christopher Baines <address@hidden> skribis:

> zimoun <address@hidden> writes:


>> Using the Software Heritage (SWH) API [3], does it seems a good idea
>> to add SWH coverage somewhere in the Guix Data Services?

That’s a great idea!  Maybe it’s not a good idea to store that info in
the database of the Data Service though.  (Web browsers could query the
SWH API by themselves actually, though it’d be nice to have a JS-free

> I think the first step towards this would be to experiment with fetching
> data from the Software Heritage API. Do you know how you'd fetch data
> about the output from a fixed output derivation (like harfbuzz)?

The ‘archival’ linter does that.  See also the examples at:


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