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Version 0.7.16
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Released: 2019-09-30

Bugfixes:
 - Add UPL short name to SPDX conversion (Salman Siddiqui)
 - Allow building on Windows (Jehan)
 - Allow non-desktop components to be extended (Richard Hughes)
 - Allow parsing desktop files using as_app_parse_data() (Richard Hughes)
 - Do not allow forward or backwards slashes in <id> values (Richard Hughes)
 - Do not preserve restrictive permissions when installing AppStream files (Richard Hughes)
 - Do not require <translation> for validation unless strict (Kalev Lember)
 - Do not require <update_contact> for validation unless strict (Richard Hughes)
 - Log expected and actual screenshot dimensions when failing (Tobias Mueller)
 - Modernize the validation requirements (Richard Hughes)
 - Offset future checks by UTC+14 (Peter Hutterer)
 - Only require <release> for validate, but not validate-relax (Kalev Lember)
 - Remove relative path from icon names (David Hewitt)
 - Remove SQLite dependency (Jan Tojnar)
 - Support loading YAML from as_store_from_bytes (Robert Ancell)
 - Update list of allowed metadata licences (scx)
 - Update the SPDX license list to v3.5 (Richard Hughes)

Version 0.7.15
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Released: 2019-02-28

Notes:
 - The libappstream-builder shared library is no longer installed (Richard Hughes)

New Features:
 - Add as_content_rating_get_rating_ids() (Philip Withnall)
 - Add as_release_set_install_duration() (Richard Hughes)
 - Add as_utils_vercmp_full() for gnome-software (Richard Hughes, Kalev Lember)
 - Add support for CONTACT URLs (Robert Ancell)
 - Add support for per-release URLs (Richard Hughes)
 - Add support for SOURCE URLs (Richard Hughes)
 - Make as_content_rating_attribute_to_csm_age() public (Philip Withnall)

Bugfixes:
 - Add missing OARS → CSM mappings (Philip Withnall)
 - Add some thread safety to AsApp and AsStore (Kalev Lember)
 - Do not overwrite the project group using heuristics if already set (Richard Hughes)
 - Recognise uncompressed Arch packages (Richard Hughes)
 - Remove unnecessary gtk dependency for builder (Mart Raudsepp)
 - Return G_IO_ERROR_NOT_FOUND when loading fails (Philip Withnall)
 - Tokenize the ID when adding search tokens (Kalev Lember)

Version 0.7.14
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Released: 2018-10-16

New Features:
 - Add as_app_to_xml() (Richard Hughes)
 - Add as_content_rating_add_attribute() (Richard Hughes)

Bugfixes:
 - Set the AppStream ID from the X-Flatpak desktop key (Richard Hughes)

Version 0.7.13
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Released: 2018-09-28

New Features:
 - Add ID provides for desktop files with X-Flatpak-RenamedFrom (Richard Hughes)

Bugfixes:
 - Better debug output for appstream-compose (Bastien Nocera)
 - Change order of arguments in matrix-html to match status-html (suve)
 - Do not restrict the maximum number of releases allowed (Richard Hughes)
 - Throw an error when a launchable desktop-id is invalid (Bastien Nocera)

Version 0.7.12
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Released: 2018-08-13

Bugfixes:
 - Support localised text in agreement sections (Richard Hughes)

Version 0.7.11
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Released: 2018-08-09

New Features:
 - Add AS_APP_QUIRK_DEVELOPER_VERIFIED (Robert Ancell)
 - Provide async variants of store load functions (Florian Müllner)

Bugfixes:
 - Escape quotes in attributes (Robin Richtsfeld)

Version 0.7.10
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Released: 2018-07-11

Bugfixes:
 - Add object type checks on the inputs of all functions (Robert Ancell)
 - Do not parse firmware files (Richard Hughes)
 - Do not require a release transaction when validating in relaxed mode (Richard Hughes)
 - Extract release descriptions and agreement sections for translation (Piotr Drąg)

Version 0.7.9
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Released: 2018-06-04

New Features:
 - Add ability to store signature filename and checksum (Richard Hughes)
 - Convert local icons found in metainfo files (Richard Hughes)

Bugfixes:
 - Follow the Debian tilde usage when ordering versions (Richard Hughes)
 - Remove the refcounted string interning feature (Richard Hughes)
 - Use the launchable to find the desktop filename (Richard Hughes)

Version 0.7.8
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Released: 2018-04-20

New Features:
 - Add as_store_get_app_by_launchable() (Richard Hughes)
 - Add as_utils_unique_id_match() (Richard Hughes)
 - Add as_version_string() for fwupd (Richard Hughes)
 - Add support for component agreements (Richard Hughes)

Bugfixes:
 - Correctly compare version numbers like '1.2.3' and '1.2.3a' (Richard Hughes)
 - Don't include the path component in the name when parsing the package filename (Richard Hughes)
 - If the launchable is specified don't guess it when composing (Richard Hughes)
 - Never add more than one component to the AppStream store when composing (Richard Hughes)
 - Veto apps that have empty OnlyShowIn= (Kalev Lember)

Version 0.7.7
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Released: 2018-03-12

New Features:
 - Add AS_IMAGE_LOAD_FLAG_ALWAYS_RESIZE to always resize the pixbuf (Richard Hughes)
 - Add custom metadata key for shell extension uuid (Kalev Lember)

Bugfixes:
 - Always resize AppStream icons to fit the destination size (Richard Hughes)
 - Correctly validate files using OR in the metadata_license (Richard Hughes)
 - Do not fail to validate if the timestamps are out of order (Richard Hughes)
 - Don't abort the build if pngquant fails (Richard Hughes)
 - Update the SPDX license list to v3.0 (Richard Hughes)

Version 0.7.6
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Released: 2018-02-09

New Features:
 - Add support for release types (Richard Hughes)

Bugfixes:
 - Do not deference invalid lists when parsing invalid desktop files (Marco Trevisan)
 - Fix an invalid read when using as_app_parse_data() from Python (Richard Hughes)
 - Never include '&' in attribute values (Richard Hughes)

Version 0.7.5
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Released: 2017-01-22

New Features:
 - Add as_app_parse_data() (Richard Hughes)
 - Add as_store_get_apps_by_provide() (Richard Hughes)
 - Add more GObject Introspection annotations for Python (Richard Hughes)
 - Support OARS v1.1 additions (Richard Hughes)
 - Use pngquant to make the application icons take up less space (Richard Hughes)

Bugfixes:
 - Describe connection problems/HTTP errors when validating images (suve)
 - Do not try to extract duplicate files in the icon theme packages (Richard Hughes)
 - Do not use an 'enable' prefix for meson arguments (Richard Hughes)
 - Don't expect an enum when really passing a bitfield (Richard Hughes)
 - Don't fall back to English if other languages are available (Peter Oliver)
 - Explicitly require a new enough json-glib (Richard Hughes)
 - Fix a crash when calling as_release_add_location() directly (Richard Hughes)
 - Fix appstream-compose when using new-style desktop IDs (Richard Hughes)
 - Fix compile with GCab v1.0 (Richard Hughes)
 - Fix the arithmetic when fitting an image in 16:9 (Joaquim Rocha)
 - Generate icons and samples for emoji fonts (Peter Oliver)
 - Never change the default screenshot when processing AppData (Richard Hughes)

Version 0.7.4
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Released: 2017-11-09

New Features:
 - Add the 'hardware' requires type (Richard Hughes)

Bugfixes:
 - Only try to set the file permissions on regular files (Richard Hughes)

Version 0.7.3
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Released: 2017-10-23

New Features:
 - Add AS_VERSION_PARSE_FLAG_USE_BCD when formatting version strings (Richard Hughes)
 - Add as_app_get_release_by_version() (Richard Hughes)
 - Add as_app_get_screenshot_default() (Richard Hughes)
 - Add new launchable types (Marius Vollmer, Richard Hughes)

Bugfixes:
 - Do not assign "flatpak" as an app's origin when no origin was found (Joaquim Rocha)
 - Fix the inode mode to be sane on extracted files (Richard Hughes)
 - Prefer /usr/share/metainfo as default path for metainfo files (Jeremy Bicha)
 - Write XML for newer AppStream specification versions (Richard Hughes)

Version 0.7.2
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Released: 2017-08-21

Bugfixes:
 - Allow remote icon types for desktop AppData files (Richard Hughes)
 - Define _XOPEN_SOURCE in order to expose realpath() in headers (Philip Withnall)
 - Do not check the suffix of <id> tags (Richard Hughes)
 - Drop an unreachable branch and add some additional checks (Philip Withnall)
 - Enable C99 support in meson.build (Philip Withnall)
 - Prefer /usr/share/metainfo as default path for metainfo files (Matthias Klumpp)

Version 0.7.1
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Released: 2017-08-03

New Features:
 - Add <id> kinds for application provides (Richard Hughes)
 - Support CompulsoryForDesktops in YAML (Iain Lane)
 - Update the SPDX license list to 2.6 (Richard Hughes)

Bugfixes:
 - Avoid unnecessary gdk dependency (Patrick Ohly)
 - Fail to validate if AppData screenshots are duplicated (Richard Hughes)
 - Have plugins link with asglib along with asbuilder (Neal Gompa)
 - Install appdata-xml.m4 (Jeremy Bicha)
 - Make gperf dependency fully required (Philip Withnall)
 - Make introspection optional (Patrick Ohly)
 - Skip loading desktop data from Snap directory (Robert Ancell)
 - Validate the <id> format according to the spec (Richard Hughes)

Version 0.7.0
~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Released: 2017-06-22

New Features:
 - Enable Travis CI for Fedora 25 and Debian Stretch (Richard Hughes)
 - Remove the cache-id functionality (Richard Hughes)
 - Switch to the meson build system (Richard Hughes, Emmanuele Bassi)

Bugfixes:
 - Add the limits in the validation output messages (Richard Hughes)
 - Do not add the GNOME Software categories or icons (Richard Hughes)
 - Do not enforce that the project is a valid environment_id (Richard Hughes)
 - Don't cast gsize to guint32 when getting file length (Iain Lane)
 - Return failure if the AsbTask fails (Richard Hughes)
 - Show a warning if adding keywords after the cache creation (Richard Hughes)

Version 0.6.13
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Released: 2017-05-08

New Features:
 - Add a 'check-component' command to appstream-util (Richard Hughes)
 - Add as_app_remove_category() and as_app_remove_kudo() (Richard Hughes)
 - Add as_utils_guid_from_data() (Richard Hughes)
 - Add functions for getting the AsApp and AsStore search match (Richard Hughes)
 - Add support for icon scaling (Richard Hughes)
 - Add support for <launchable> (Richard Hughes)
 - Allow using the app origin as a search keyword (Richard Hughes)

Bugfixes:
 - Casefold all stemmed entries (Richard Hughes)
 - Support non-numeric version numbers correctly (Richard Hughes)

Version 0.6.12
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Released: 2017-04-12

New Features:
 - Validate kudos in AppData and AppStream files (Richard Hughes)

Bugfixes:
 - Copy hash table keys to avoid a common crash on Ubuntu (Robert Ancell)
 - Fix the predicate comparison when using globs in metainfo files (Richard Hughes)

Version 0.6.11
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Released: 2017-03-20

New Features:
 - Add initial support for Mozilla .xpi translations (Richard Hughes)
 - Make content_rating required for any component with a 'Game' category (Richard Hughes)

Bugfixes:
 - Don't crash when using 'appstream-util show-search-tokens' (Richard Hughes)
 - Fix a problem with appstream-compose with older AppData files (Richard Hughes)
 - Fix compile with -Wdiscarded-qualifiers (Richard Hughes)
 - Parse small version numbers correctly (Richard Hughes)
 - Revert "Enable the stack protection in local builds" (Kalev Lember)
 - Show a warning if a desktop file is not found when required (Richard Hughes)

Version 0.6.10
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Released: 2017-03-06

Bugfixes:
 - Add <developer_name> to translation list (Piotr Drąg)
 - Fix small unintentional ABI break (Iain Lane)
 - Ignore <p></p> in AppStream markup (Richard Hughes)

Version 0.6.9
~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Released: 2017-02-27

New Features:
 - Add AsFormat object and deprecate app_set_source_file() (Richard Hughes)

Bugfixes:
 - Do not set the AsApp state using the AsRelease state (Richard Hughes)
 - Fail to validate if any release is in the future (Richard Hughes)
 - Fail to validate if the release children are in the wrong order (Richard Hughes)

Version 0.6.8
~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Released: 2017-02-01

New Features:
 - Make gperf a hard dep (Kalev Lember)
 - Read and write the <custom> tag (Richard Hughes)
 - Support AppData components with no desktop files (Alexander Larsson)

Bugfixes:
 - Add a destructor for AsRefString (Kalev Lember)
 - Add a dummy update_contact to appdata-from-desktop (Kalev Lember)
 - Do not ignore type=replace merge components (Richard Hughes)
 - Fix the build with gperf 3.1 (Kalev Lember)
 - Fix use after free with hash table keys (Kalev Lember)
 - Hold a ref in the store to avoid use-after-free (Simon McVittie)
 - Ignore -Wconversion and -Wsign-conversion warnings from generated file (Kalev Lember)
 - Require name and summary for validate-relax (Kalev Lember)
 - Support reading metainfo.xml files when using appstream-compose (Richard Hughes)
 - Tighten a rule that classifies apps as web-apps (Kalev Lember)

Version 0.6.7
~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Released: 2017-01-12

New Features:
 - Add AsRequire as a way to store runtime requirements (Richard Hughes)
 - Add support for "+" at the end of SPDX license identifiers (Kalev Lember)
 - Scan /usr/share/metainfo as well when building appstream-data (Kalev Lember)

Bugfixes:
 - Allow loading application XPM icons (Richard Hughes)
 - Enable C99 support in configure.ac (Philip Withnall)
 - Fix a crash when using as_release_get_location_default() (Richard Hughes)
 - Fix dep extraction when multiple versions are available (Kalev Lember)
 - Only fail to validate <icon> in AppData desktop components (Richard Hughes)
 - Recursively add subpackage deps into the main package (Kalev Lember)
 - Resolve relative symlinks when extracting archives (Kalev Lember)
 - Update the SPDX licence list to v2.5 (Kalev Lember)

Version 0.6.6
~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Released: 2016-12-15

New Features:
 - Add a refcounted overloaded C string object and use in most objects (Richard Hughes)
 - Add AS_APP_QUIRK_IS_PROXY (Richard Hughes)
 - Add as_release_state_to_string() (Richard Hughes)
 - Add Geary to the app id fallbacks (Niels De Graef)
 - Add support for ONLY_NATIVE_LANGS when parsing yaml files (Richard Hughes)

Bugfixes:
 - Deduplicate the AsNode attribute key and value using a hash table (Richard Hughes)
 - Detect invalid files in the libyaml read handler (Richard Hughes)
 - Do not absorb core addons into the main application (Richard Hughes)
 - Do not add <kudos>, <languages>, <provides> or <releases> for addons (Richard Hughes)
 - Do not save the attributes if the node or parent node is ignored (Richard Hughes)
 - Lazy load more structures in libappstream-glib (Richard Hughes)
 - Set a better icon for codecs (Kalev Lember)

Version 0.6.5
~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Released: 2016-11-07

New Features:
 - Add app-removed, app-added and app-changed signals to AsStore (Richard Hughes)
 - Add as_store_load_search_cache() (Richard Hughes)
 - Add a 'watch' command to appstream-util (Richard Hughes)
 - Allow only loading native languages when parsing AppStream (Richard Hughes)
 - Allow the client to control what search fields are indexed (Richard Hughes)

Bugfixes:
 - Always copy the state when replacing AppData with AppStream (Richard Hughes)
 - Do not sent a REMOVED signal when deleting a transient temp file (Richard Hughes)
 - Ensure the component scope is set when loading yaml files (Richard Hughes)
 - Handle files being moved into monitored AppStream directories (Richard Hughes)
 - Load the search token blacklist into a hash table (Richard Hughes)
 - Monitor missing AppStream directories (Richard Hughes)
 - Only transliterate when the locale requires it (Richard Hughes)
 - Process file changes when an attribute changes (Joaquim Rocha)

Version 0.6.4
~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Released: 2016-10-12

New Features:
 - Add as_content_rating_get_value() (Richard Hughes)
 - Add as_profile_prune() for limiting the profiling output (Richard Hughes)
 - Add as_store_add_apps() (Richard Hughes)
 - Add flag to only load uncompressed files into a store (Richard Hughes)
 - Add functions to build and validate an AppStream ID (Richard Hughes)
 - Add support for AppImage bundles (Richard Hughes)
 - Allow filtering applications based on merge type (Richard Hughes)

Bugfixes:
 - Don't show a critical warning on invalid yaml file (Richard Hughes)
 - Fix a small memory leak when parsing yaml files (Richard Hughes)
 - Fix building metadata on repos with mixed architecture content (Richard Hughes)
 - Fix setting the origin for Flatpak user repos (Joaquim Rocha)
 - Fix the CSM rating age calculation (Richard Hughes)
 - Never inhierit Name and Comment when using appstream-compose (Richard Hughes)

Version 0.6.3
~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Released: 2016-09-06

New Features:
 - Add a component kind of 'driver' (Richard Hughes)
 - Add an easy way to add a language to an existing file (Richard Hughes)
 - Add an easy way to add a modalias to an existing file (Richard Hughes)
 - Support components with merge=replace rules (Richard Hughes)

Bugfixes:
 - Add -lang as a dep in order to detect translations (Dominique Leuenberger)
 - Convert the built unknown icons to the correct kind (Richard Hughes)

Version 0.6.2
~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Released: 2016-10-29

New Features:
 - Add a hash function specifically designed for unique-ids (Richard Hughes)
 - Add AS_BUNDLE_KIND_CABINET (Richard Hughes)
 - Remove the inf parsing from appstream-glib (Richard Hughes)

Bugfixes:
 - Check if icon name is unset before checking the prefix (Justin J. Kim)
 - Do not merge all LangPack entries (Richard Hughes)
 - Do not require an icon from LOCALIZATION kind (Richard Hughes)
 - Do not use the deprecated GNOME_COMPILE_WARNINGS (Richard Hughes)
 - Do not use the prefix check when parsing YAML (Richard Hughes)
 - Fix gcc shift warnings on 32 bit platforms (Kalev Lember)
 - Ignore system datadirs that are actually per-user (Richard Hughes)
 - Invalidate the unique-id if any of the parts are changed (Richard Hughes)
 - Make upgrade check for SPDX license string (Kai Willadsen)
 - Pay attention to errors from libyaml (#129) (Anders Kaseorg, Richard Hughes)

Version 0.6.1
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Released: 2016-10-12

New Features:
 - Add as_app_set_branch() (Richard Hughes)
 - Add as_review_new() (Richard Hughes)
 - Add as_utils_unique_id_equal() to compare IDs for equality (Richard Hughes)
 - Add support for application suggestions (Richard Hughes)
 - Add support for AppStream merge components (Richard Hughes)
 - Add support for Google .PAK files (Richard Hughes)
 - Add the TRANSLATE URL kind (Richard Hughes)
 - Allow multiple components with the same ID in the AsStore (Richard Hughes)
 - Allow subsuming each property individually (Richard Hughes)

Bugfixes:
 - Add some more validation checks for keywords (Richard Hughes)
 - Add Sugar as a valid desktop environment (#118) (Sam)
 - Add SUSE-Public-Domain to License map (#126) (Dominique Leuenberger)
 - Add two new GCC warnings and fix up signed/unsigned issues (Richard Hughes)
 - Avoid dependency when built without libgcab (#122) (Simon McVittie)
 - Convert all current component-type names (Matthias Klumpp)
 - Correct minor issue in transifex link (Jean-Baptiste)
 - Do not save the 'X-' prefixed keys to the AppStream metadata (Richard Hughes)
 - Do not split up the main AudioVideo category (Richard Hughes)
 - Don't change ABI when built with/without gperf (#123) (Simon McVittie)
 - Don't redundantly monitor files (Simon McVittie)
 - Ensure predictable output order of XML attributes (Richard Hughes)
 - No validation failure for lots of releases (Richard Hughes)
 - Port away from intltool (Richard Hughes)
 - Print max caption length when validating (Richard Hughes)
 - Remove specific support for flatpak (Richard Hughes)
 - Restrict addons to the same scope and bundle kind (Richard Hughes)
 - Skip DEP-11 tests when DEP-11 is not enabled (Simon McVittie)

Version 0.5.17
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Released: 2016-07-13

New Features:
 - Add AS_STATE_PURCHASABLE and AS_STATE_PURCHASING constants (Robert Ancell)
 - Add external (X-*) keys of an app's desktop file as metadata AsApp (Joaquim Rocha)

Bugfixes:
 - Correct disabling of timestamps for gzip (StefanBruens)
 - Do not add multiple categories for apps with AudioVideo (Richard Hughes)
 - Do not emit a warning when flatpak user directory doesn't exist (Kalev Lember)
 - Fall back to the country code in as_app_get_language() (Richard Hughes)
 - Fix gtk-doc build when builddir != srcdir (lantw44)
 - Optionally use libstemmer for keyword stemming (Richard Hughes)
 - Use non-deprecated glib API for monitoring renames (Kalev Lember)

Version 0.5.16
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Released: 2016-06-13

New Features:
 - Add elementary to list of project groups (Fabio Valentini)
 - Allow setting the id prefix and origin using a symlink name (Richard Hughes)

Bugfixes:
 - Add yast2-branding-openSUSE if an app depends on yast2 (Dominique Leuenberger)
 - Correctly detect new AppStream apps in new directories (Richard Hughes)
 - Do not rename a category ID in AsApp (Richard Hughes)
 - Fix g_ptr_array_sort use (Kalev Lember)
 - Load metainfo files if present (Richard Hughes)
 - Never allow NULL to be added to AsApp string array (Richard Hughes)

Version 0.5.15
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Released: 2016-05-23

New Features:
 - Add AS_APP_QUIRK_HAS_SHORTCUT (Joaquim Rocha)
 - Add AS_APP_QUIRK_NOT_LAUNCHABLE (Richard Hughes)
 - Rename the xdg-app support to the new name: Flatpak (Richard Hughes)

Bugfixes:
 - Add all applications for all architectures when loading Flatpak (Richard Hughes)
 - Add note in README.md for glob usage (Mingcong Bai)
 - Allow addons to have duplicate names (Dominique Leuenberger)
 - Correctly set the architecture on newly discovered applications (Richard Hughes)
 - Ignore files with invalid suffixes when building installed stores (Richard Hughes)
 - Make yaml icon parser spec compliant (Matthias Klumpp)
 - Omit timestamp from gzip compressed files (Stefan Brüns)
 - Save the ID prefix in more places (Richard Hughes)
 - Show the app name when complaining about missing description (Dominique Leuenberger)
 - Sort archive contents by name for repeatable results (Stefan Brüns)

Version 0.5.14
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Released: 2016-04-20

New Features:
 - Add AS_APP_QUIRK_NEEDS_REBOOT (Richard Hughes)
 - Add AS_APP_QUIRK_NOT_REVIEWABLE (Richard Hughes)
 - Add as_screenshot_get_image_for_locale() (Richard Hughes)
 - Add search-pkgname to appstream-cmd (Richard Hughes)

Bugfixes:
 - Add the Audio+Video categories from AppStream XML too (Richard Hughes)
 - Fall back to searching in as_store_get_app_by_pkgname() (Richard Hughes)
 - Ignore desktop files with X-AppStream-Ignore (Richard Hughes)
 - Search /usr/share/metainfo for local files (Richard Hughes)

Version 0.5.13
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Released: 2016-04-01

New Features:
 - Add as_store_remove_apps_with_veto() (Richard Hughes)
 - Enforce the requirement of AppData for 'Categories=DesktopSettings' (Richard Hughes)

Bugfixes:
 - Also filter YAML apps before adding to the store (Richard Hughes)
 - Always veto anything with X-Unity-Settings-Panel (Richard Hughes)
 - Do not hardcode x86_64 when searching for xdg-app metadata (Richard Hughes)
 - Support more DEP11 YAML markup (Richard Hughes)

Version 0.5.12
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Released: 2016-03-29

New Features:
 - Add a merge-appstream command to appstream-util (Richard Hughes)
 - Add as_app_get_id_no_prefix() (Richard Hughes)
 - Add as_app_has_compulsory_for_desktop() (Richard Hughes)
 - Add AS_APP_QUIRK_MATCH_ANY_PREFIX (Richard Hughes)
 - Add as_store_get_app_by_id_ignore_prefix() (Richard Hughes)
 - Add as_store_get_apps_by_id() (Richard Hughes)
 - Add support for content ratings (Richard Hughes)

Bugfixes:
 - Split up AudioVideo into two categories (Richard Hughes)

Version 0.5.11
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Released: 2016-03-08

New Features:
 - Add AS_APP_KIND_LOCALIZATION (Richard Hughes)
 - Add a 'markup-import' command to appstream-util for testing text import (Richard Hughes)
 - Add as_markup_import() (Richard Hughes)
 - Add as_utils_string_replace() (Richard Hughes)
 - Add support for GNOME Shell extensions (Richard Hughes)
 - Support importing HTML text using as_markup_import() (Richard Hughes)

Bugfixes:
 - Do not mark all subsumed applications as installed (Richard Hughes)
 - Do not tokenize the application ID or package name (Richard Hughes)
 - Fix crash when validating files containing invalid remote URIs (Richard Hughes)
 - Fix ordering of parameters to as_store_search_app_info (Robert Ancell)
 - Implement DEP-11 MediaBaseUrl support (Robert Ancell)
 - Tokenize names like 'half-life' into two tokens for searching (Richard Hughes)

Version 0.5.10
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Released: 2016-02-26

New Features:
 - Add AS_APP_KIND_OS_UPGRADE and AS_APP_KIND_OS_UPDATE (Richard Hughes)
 - Add AS_APP_KIND_SHELL_EXTENSION (Richard Hughes)
 - Add AsAppQuirk (Richard Hughes)
 - Add a 'split-appstream' command to appstream-util (Richard Hughes)
 - Add support for getting the SDK and runtime from the bundle (Richard Hughes)
 - Support loading XML files using as_store_from_bytes() (Richard Hughes)

Bugfixes:
 - Add an application prefix to the ID for certain install scopes (Richard Hughes)
 - Add a warning when validating in strict mode with invalid tags (Richard Hughes)
 - Do not tokenize mimetypes (Richard Hughes)
 - Improve the application search tokenizing and filtering (Richard Hughes)
 - Load AppStream stores in a predictable order (Richard Hughes)
 - Look in the correct icon directory for yaml files (Richard Hughes)
 - Properly validate AppStream files with local or remote icons (Richard Hughes)
 - Return results from 'appstream-util search' in relevance order (Richard Hughes)

Version 0.5.9
~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Released: 2016-02-12

Bugfixes:
 - Accept FSFAP as a valid metadata license (Richard Hughes)
 - Add missing G_BEGIN_DECLS in libappstream-glib/as-tag.h (Andrea Azzarone)
 - Fix a validation error for metainfo files with descriptions (Richard Hughes)
 - Fix dates in NEWS - It's 2016! (Robert Ancell)
 - Pick up newly added appinfo dirs for xdg-app remotes (Alexander Larsson)
 - Update the SPDX license list (Richard Hughes)

Version 0.5.8
~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Released: 2016-02-02

New Features:
 - Add a flag for skipping invalid AppStream files (Richard Hughes)
 - Add a modify command to appstream-util (Richard Hughes)
 - Add support for per-user and system-wide xdg-app installed stores (Richard Hughes)
 - Add support for the GENERIC component kind (Richard Hughes)
 - Allow setting state on AsRelease objects (Richard Hughes)
 - Support <translation> tags in AppData files (Richard Hughes)

Bugfixes:
 - Escape data before writing to an HTML file (Richard Hughes)
 - Ignore temp and hidden files in AsMonitor (Richard Hughes)
 - Move the kudo and provides autodetection to libappstream-glib (Richard Hughes)
 - Only load supported icon kinds when using appstream-compose (Richard Hughes)
 - Reject an invalid project group when parsing (Richard Hughes)
 - Remove support for Ubuntu app-install data (Richard Hughes)
 - Show the source of the 'appstream-util check-root' failure (Richard Hughes)
 - Support multi-line copyright statements (Richard Hughes)
 - Support stock dep11 icons (Matthias Klumpp)
 - Support the QT translation system (Richard Hughes)
 - Use predictable sorting when outputting <provides> (Richard Hughes)
 - Use the project_group heuristics when parsing AppData files (Richard Hughes)

Version 0.5.7
~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Released: 2016-01-22

Notes:
 - We've removed the ostree support and added a new appstream-compose command
   to generate the AppStream metadata at xdg-app application build time.

New Features:
 - Add appstream-compose command line tool (Alexander Larsson)
 - Add as_image_load_filename_full() (Richard Hughes)
 - Move the blacklisted application list to the front-end client (Richard Hughes)
 - Move the gettext parsing to libappstream-glib (Richard Hughes)
 - Support date=iso8601 attributes in <release> markup (Richard Hughes)

Bugfixes:
 - Allow disabling font support with --disable-fonts (Richard Hughes)
 - Detect web-apps which are added as .desktop files (Richard Hughes)
 - Make the check for screenshot equality more robust (Richard Hughes)
 - Only build the test firmware files when using --enable-firmware (Richard Hughes)
 - Remove all traces of ostree (Alexander Larsson)
 - Remove the GIR, GStreamer, GResource, nm and KDE-specific plugins (Richard Hughes)

Version 0.5.6
~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Released: 2016-01-15

New Features:
 - Add the runtime ID kind (Richard Hughes)
 - Allow dumping inf files using appstream-util (Richard Hughes)
 - Check name uniqueness when validating AppStream data (Richard Hughes)
 - Install gettext ITS rules (Daiki Ueno)

Bugfixes:
 - Accept various 'or later' metadata content licenses (Richard Hughes)
 - Allow specifying a particular ostree arch only (Alexander Larsson)
 - Always blacklist desktop files for uninstalling software (Richard Hughes)
 - Assume a release value of '0' when unset (Richard Hughes)
 - Automatically add missing .inf types as required (Richard Hughes)
 - Check the project_group when validating (Richard Hughes)
 - Cull the application blacklist now we depend on AppData files (Richard Hughes)
 - Fix AppStream generation when using duplicate .deb packages (Richard Hughes)
 - Fix things up for xdg-app use (Alexander Larsson)
 - Prefer stock icons when using as_app_get_icon_default() (Richard Hughes)
 - Set a validation failure for files using <updatecontact> (Richard Hughes)

Version 0.5.5
~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Released: 2015-12-16

New Features:
 - Add a AS_APP_STATE_UPDATABLE_LIVE constant so we can support live updates (Richard Hughes)
 - Add as_utils_license_to_spdx() (Richard Hughes)

Bugfixes:
 - Add the package name as another application search token (Richard Hughes)
 - Fix a crash when tokenizing a NULL string (Richard Hughes)
 - Log when we auto-add kudos or keywords (Richard Hughes)
 - Only use the package license when not provided by the AppData file (Richard Hughes)

Version 0.5.4
~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Released: 2015-11-18

New Features:
 - Add as_utils_version_from_uint16() (Richard Hughes)

Bugfixes:
 - Generate GUID values according to RFC4122 (Richard Hughes)

Version 0.5.3
~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Released: 2015-11-05

Bugfixes:
 - Return the correct error when the desktop file has no group (Richard Hughes)
 - Strip Win32 and Linux paths when decompressing firmware (Richard Hughes)

Version 0.5.2
~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Released: 2015-10-27

New Features:
 - Add an --enable-profile option to appstream-util (Richard Hughes)
 - Add as_markup_validate() to check descriptions (Richard Hughes)
 - Add support for AppStream <size> metadata (Richard Hughes)
 - Add the ability to attach blobs of data to AsRelease objects (Richard Hughes)
 - Add the ability to parse .cab archives as AppStream stores (Richard Hughes)
 - Remove the long-obsolete appdata-validate tool (Richard Hughes)

Bugfixes:
 - Accept a '0x' hexadecimal prefix when parsing a version (Richard Hughes)
 - Adapt to DEP11 spec change (Matthias Klumpp)
 - Add AsProfile for speed profiling (Richard Hughes)
 - Allow as_markup_convert() to ignore errors (Richard Hughes)
 - Always escape AppStream descriptions when doing passthrough (Richard Hughes)
 - Do not attempt to parse the version in as_release_set_version() (Richard Hughes)
 - Do not ever store the KDE x-test locale data (Richard Hughes)
 - Do not fail to install firmware if DriverVer is not set (Richard Hughes)
 - Do not overwrite the AppData URL with the one from the package (Richard Hughes)
 - Do not parse ISO dates as uint32 version numbers (Richard Hughes)
 - Do not write a checksum 'type' for unknown checksum kinds (Richard Hughes)
 - Fix a typo in command name (Dmitry Shachnev)
 - Fix crash in validator when processing '<li></li>' (Richard Hughes)
 - Monitor /usr/share/applications for apps without AppData when using watch flags (Richard Hughes)
 - Only accept UNIX paths for files in cab files (Richard Hughes)
 - Require AppData files to be present in the AppStream metadata (Richard Hughes)
 - Simplify veto messages for missing <name> and <summary> (Kalev Lember)
 - Support super-HiDPI icons like shipped in Hedgewars (Richard Hughes)
 - Try harder to deal with icons that have extension or full path listed (Kalev Lember)
 - Use a sensible warning when processing desktop files with NoDisplay=true (Richard Hughes)
 - Use as_utils_vercmp() to be correctly check versions for equality (Richard Hughes)
 - Use a wildcard in the self tests to ignore GCab-generated hash differences (Richard Hughes)
 - Use g_set_object() to fix potential crash when adding pixbufs (Richard Hughes)

Version 0.5.1
~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Released: 2015-09-15

Notes:
 - This raises the GLib required version to 2.45.8 and libsoup to 2.51.92

New Features:
 - Add support for release urgency (Richard Hughes)

Bugfixes:
 - Add a few applications that have changed desktop ID (Richard Hughes)
 - Avoid using PATH_MAX (Pino Toscano)
 - Do not blacklist the 'desktop' token (Richard Hughes)
 - Do not fail to validate firmware in AppStream with no screenshots (Richard Hughes)
 - Don't reallocate malloc'd memory with g_malloc (Kalev Lember)
 - Don't show mangled version numbers as negatives (Richard Hughes)
 - Ignore empty AppStream XML files (Richard Hughes)
 - Support SPDX IDs with the LicenseRef prefix (Richard Hughes)
 - Support the SPDX 'NONE' and 'NOASSERTION' keywords (Richard Hughes)
 - Use GLib's cleanup functions instead of libgsystem's (Kalev Lember, Richard Hughes)
 - Port to G_DECLARE_DERIVABLE_TYPE macro (Kalev Lember)

Version 0.5.0
~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Released: 2015-08-12

Notes:
 - Remove some deprecated API which bumps soname (Richard Hughes)
 - Drop the unused _len arguments on many functions (Richard Hughes)

New Features:
 - Add AsChecksum (Richard Hughes)
 - Add as_release_vercmp() (Richard Hughes)
 - Add support for the flashed firmware provide kind (Richard Hughes)
 - Add two functions from fwupd for checking GUID strings (Richard Hughes)

Bugfixes:
 - Emit the AsStore::changed signal if files or directories change (Richard Hughes)
 - Find the application in a store by the provide value (Richard Hughes)
 - Make the DriverVer in the .inf file optional (Richard Hughes)
 - Only add the HiDPI kudo for desktop applications using stock icons (Richard Hughes)
 - Remove support for AppStream 0.8 and lower (Richard Hughes)
 - Show a better error message when there's not enough text (Kalev Lember)

Version 0.4.1
~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Released: 2015-07-20

New Features:
 - Add a 'compare' command to appstream-util (Richard Hughes)
 - Add a 'mirror-local-firmware' command to appstream-util (Richard Hughes)
 - Add a flag to relax the AppData Category=Settings requirement (Richard Hughes)
 - Add a flag to use non-optimal data sources when building metadata (Richard Hughes)
 - Add am 'incorporate' command to appstream-util (Richard Hughes)
 - Add two flags to veto-ignore to relax the requirements for metadata (Richard Hughes)

Bugfixes:
 - Be less strict when loading incorrect AppData files (Richard Hughes)
 - Do not duplicate <location> tags within a release (Richard Hughes)
 - Do not expect the INF ClassGuid to be the ESRT GUID (Richard Hughes)
 - Don't crash when parsing a <release> with no description (Richard Hughes)
 - Fix a potential crash spotted by clang (Richard Hughes)
 - Fix autogen with latest Intltool (Matthias Klumpp)
 - Ignore the prefix when loading system-wide AppStream information (Richard Hughes)
 - Include <pkgname> when writing the ignored metadata (Richard Hughes)
 - Only write the release timestamp if non-zero (Richard Hughes)
 - Remove the AppData veto when incorporating metadata (Richard Hughes)
 - Search harder when using AS_ICON_LOAD_FLAG_SEARCH_SIZE (Richard Hughes)
 - Sort multiple <icon> entries by name (Richard Hughes)
 - Update the SPDX licence list to v2.0 (Richard Hughes)
 - When building metadata with the use-fallback flag accept legacy icon names (Richard Hughes)

Version 0.4.0
~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Released: 2015-05-26

Notes:
 - Remove extra-appstream support from the builder (Richard Hughes)
 - Remove all networking support when building metadata (Richard Hughes)
 - Remove the batch output option from the builder (Richard Hughes)
 - Remove the extra screenshots and appdata options from the builder (Richard Hughes)

New Features:
 - Add a mirror-screenshots command to appstream-util (Richard Hughes)
 - Detect recolorable symbolic icons (Richard Hughes)

Bugfixes:
 - Add text icons and sample text for some languages (Parag Nemade)
 - Allow using unwrapped description markup (Richard Hughes)
 - Check for duplicate screenshots when adding fonts (Richard Hughes)
 - Do not use the cache location when using install-origin with a DESTDIR (Richard Hughes)
 - Fix a crash for an invalid AppData file (Richard Hughes)
 - Fix exo-web-browser blacklist entry (Kalev Lember)
 - Link libasb_plugin_font.la with GTK3 (Dominique Leuenberger)
 - Remove overzealous blacklisting entry (Richard Hughes)
 - Version the builder plugin location (Richard Hughes)

Version 0.3.6
~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Released: 2015-03-30

New Features:
 - Add a 'replace-screenshots' command to appstream-util (Richard Hughes)
 - Add --batch-output to be able to disable the panel (Richard Hughes)
 - Make the AppStream builder support optional (Richard Hughes)
 - Now gcab is a hard requirement (Marc-Andre Lureau, Alberto Ruiz)
 - Put all the screenshots in a file (Richard Hughes)
 - Use the latest released version for unspecified (Richard Hughes)
 - Use the upstream screenshot when we are using --no-net (Richard Hughes)

Bugfixes:
 - Add the source-only tags when outputting AppData files (Richard Hughes)
 - Allow uninstalling AppStream files from /var/cache (Richard Hughes)
 - Also subsume application licenses (Richard Hughes)
 - Always upscale screenshots if they are too small (Kalev Lember)
 - Assume the INF DriverVer is UTC (Richard Hughes)
 - Do not fail due to style warnings when using relaxed validation (Richard Hughes)
 - Do not trust the result of FcConfigAppFontAddFile() (Richard Hughes)
 - Remove the gtk3 dep from libappstream-glib (Richard Hughes)
 - Teach the builder how to write other archive formats (Richard Hughes)
 - Update the checksums for the gcab-generated firmware (Richard Hughes)
 - Use the correct image URL for HiDPI screenshots (Richard Hughes)

Version 0.3.5
~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Released: 2015-03-11

New Features:
 - Add new API required for firmware support (Richard Hughes)
 - Add new API required for OSTree and xdg-app support (Richard Hughes)
 - Add 'news-to-appdata' and 'appdata-to-news' cmds to appstream-util (Richard Hughes)
 - Support all of the yet-unreleased AppStream 0.9 spec (Richard Hughes)

Bugfixes:
 - Add releases from the upstream AppData files (Richard Hughes)
 - Allow short descriptions when validating <description> in releases (Richard Hughes)
 - Correctly load descriptions from <releases> in AppData files (Richard Hughes)
 - Fix a builder crash where a package depends on itself (Richard Hughes)
 - Fix a crash when more than one thread tries to ensure the same package (Richard Hughes)
 - Fix DSO Linking error when built with --as-needed (Tim Lunn)
 - Make the failed AppStream metadata optional (Richard Hughes)
 - Make the icon tarball optional (Richard Hughes)
 - Relax validation checks to allow empty release sections (Richard Hughes)
 - Return the correct exit code from appstream-builder (Richard Hughes)

Version 0.3.4
~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Released: 2015-01-17

New Features:
 - Add an --origin option to appstream-builder (Richard Hughes)
 - Add as_app_get_search_tokens() (Richard Hughes)
 - Add show-search-tokens subcommand to appstream-util (Richard Hughes)
 - Add the matrix-html subcommand to appstream-util (Richard Hughes)
 - Add the VCS information to the AppStream metadata (Richard Hughes)

Bugfixes:
 - Add more applications to the blacklist (Richard Hughes, Igor Gnatenko)
 - Allow specifying --packages-dir multiple times (Richard Hughes)
 - Allow setting the cachedir different from the outputdir (Richard Hughes)
 - Always return errors from the correct domain when parsing broken AppData files (Richard Hughes)
 - Assume <image>foo</image> is a source image kind for AppData files (Richard Hughes)
 - Assume that stock icons are available in HiDPI sizes (Richard Hughes)
 - Blacklist the 40 most common search tokens (Richard Hughes)
 - Check if the search entries are valid before searching (Richard Hughes)
 - Check screenshots are a reasonable size (Richard Hughes)
 - Do not absorb metainfo files for package deps (Richard Hughes)
 - Do not blacklist applications with broken AppData files (Richard Hughes)
 - Do not veto applications with NoDisplay=false (Richard Hughes)
 - Fall back to the dumb tokenizer for keywords with special chars (Richard Hughes)
 - Handle other-endian MO files (Andreas Schwab)
 - Move as_utils_install_filename() into libappstream-glib (Richard Hughes)
 - Output the full filename for local icons (Richard Hughes)
 - Preserve the URL for remote icon types and filename for local icons (Richard Hughes)
 - Require AppData for Xvfb-using applications (Richard Hughes)
 - Set an error if an XML file contains font markup (Richard Hughes)
 - Show the offending text when validation fails (Richard Hughes)

Version 0.3.3
~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Released: 2014-11-24

New Features:
 - Allow filtering addons in the status html pages (Richard Hughes)

Bugfixes:
 - Detect missing parents in the old metadata (Richard Hughes)
 - Do not fail to load all the desktop files if one is bad (Richard Hughes)
 - Improve appdata-xml.m4 deprecation notice (David King)
 - Use <update_contact> from the AppStream specification (Richard Hughes)
 - When using install-origin install into /var/cache (Richard Hughes)

Version 0.3.2
~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Released: 2014-11-04

New Features:
 - Add --veto-ignore to appstream-builder (Richard Hughes)
 - Add BLUR and SHARPEN values for AsImageSaveFlags (Richard Hughes)
 - Add a simple 'search' command to appstream-util (Richard Hughes)
 - Add as_app_set_origin() (Richard Hughes)

Bugfixes:
 - Add some more valid metadata licenses (Richard Hughes)
 - Do not composite an app with its duplicate (Richard Hughes)
 - Do not create a hardlink when the target does not exist (Richard Hughes)
 - Do not generate metadata with an icon prefix (Richard Hughes)
 - Fix FTBFS on GNU/Hurd (Matthias Klumpp)
 - Fix extraction of hardlinks (Richard Hughes)
 - Obsolete the appdata-tools package (Richard Hughes)
 - Save the screenshots as soon as possible (Richard Hughes)
 - Show the kudo stats on the status page (Richard Hughes)
 - Support HiDPI YAML icons (Richard Hughes)
 - Support getting the origin from .yml files (Richard Hughes)

Version 0.3.1
~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Released: 2014-10-21

Notes:
 - This branch is still unstable and should not be used in stable distributions.
 - This release allows appstream-builer to parse Alpm packages for Arch Linux.
 - HiDPI support is now working well for icons and screenshots.

New Features:
 - Add a kudo for a HiDPI icon (Richard Hughes)
 - Add an --enable-hidpi argument to appstream-builder (Richard Hughes)
 - Add AS_APP_VALIDATE_FLAG_ALL_APPS (Richard Hughes)
 - Add asb_app_set_hidpi_enabled() (Richard Hughes)
 - Add asb_context_get_min_icon_size() (Richard Hughes)
 - Add asb_context_set_embedded_icons() (Richard Hughes)
 - Add AsIcon as a new abstract icon object (Richard Hughes)
 - Add as_icon_convert_to_kind() (Richard Hughes)
 - Add AS_ICON_KIND_EMBEDDED and AS_ICON_KIND_LOCAL (Richard Hughes)
 - Add as_node_add_attribute_as_int() (Richard Hughes)
 - Add as_screenshot_set_priority() (Richard Hughes)
 - Add as_store_convert_icons() (Richard Hughes)
 - Add as_utils_find_icon_filename_full() for HiDPI support (Richard Hughes)
 - Add as_utils_get_string_overlap() (Richard Hughes)
 - Alpm backend for appstream-builder (Fabien Bourigault)
 - Support filtering by metadata in status-csv (Richard Hughes)

Bugfixes:
 - Add more applications to the blacklist (Richard Hughes)
 - Allow application with NoDisplay=true and an AppData file (Richard Hughes)
 - Allow AppStream files to be upgraded using appstream-util (Richard Hughes)
 - Correctly write symlinks when extracting packages (Richard Hughes)
 - Do not allow applications to extend themselves (Richard Hughes)
 - Do not crash when doing as_tag_from_string(NULL) (Richard Hughes)
 - Do not leak applications when building if more than one plugin returns results (Richard Hughes)
 - Do not subsume vetoed fonts into the parent component (Richard Hughes)
 - Do not write provides with an unknown kind (Richard Hughes)
 - Flush the package log again after the metadata write (Richard Hughes)
 - Ignore translation for non-translatable tags (Richard Hughes)
 - Include the width and height in the <icon> tag (Richard Hughes)
 - Install AppStream files with correct permissions (Richard Hughes)
 - Log when applications are automatically composited (Richard Hughes)
 - Manually search for HiDPI icons if the application only has one listed icon (Richard Hughes)
 - Monitor the XML and icons path for changes (Richard Hughes)
 - Never allow more than one default screenshot (Richard Hughes)
 - Never return a smaller HiDPI icon than a LoDPI icon (Richard Hughes)
 - Only detect missing data after the application have been merged (Richard Hughes)
 - Only guess a project as GNOME if it uses the GNOME bugzilla (Richard Hughes)
 - Only process fonts with valid metainfo files (Richard Hughes)
 - Relax validation requirements for font metainfo files (Richard Hughes)
 - Respect AS_NODE_FROM_XML_FLAG_LITERAL_TEXT when dealing with comments (Richard Hughes)
 - Sort the screenshots with a priority value (Richard Hughes)
 - Support multiple XML comments per tag (Richard Hughes)
 - Support upgrading more than one AppData file at a time (Richard Hughes)
 - When validating AppStream files also validate the application objects (Richard Hughes)
 - Write the application XML after all the vetos have been added (Richard Hughes)

Version 0.3.0
~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Released: 2014-09-01

Notes:
 - This release breaks API and bumps the soname. See docs/PORTING.txt for more
   details about what was changed.

New Features:
 - Add a new kudo for high contrast icons (Richard Hughes)
 - Add as_app_add_veto() (Richard Hughes)
 - Add AS_APP_PARSE_FLAG_ALLOW_VETO (Richard Hughes)
 - Add asb_utils_ensure_exists() (Richard Hughes)
 - Add a self test framework for libappstream-builder (Richard Hughes)
 - Add as_store_add_metadata_index() (Richard Hughes)
 - Add AS_STORE_LOAD_FLAG_ALLOW_VETO (Richard Hughes)
 - Add as_store_remove_all() (Richard Hughes)
 - Add as_store_remove_app_by_id() (Richard Hughes)
 - Add as_store_set_builder_id() (Richard Hughes)
 - Add as_utils_find_icon_filename() (Richard Hughes)
 - Add as_utils_is_spdx_license() (Richard Hughes)
 - Add as_utils_spdx_license_detokenize() (Richard Hughes)
 - Add check-root to appstream-util (Richard Hughes)
 - Add some validation rules for metainfo files (Richard Hughes)
 - Allow desktop->addon demotion with an AppData file (Richard Hughes)
 - Allow filtering other kinds of components in status-csv (Richard Hughes)
 - Allow translated keywords (Richard Hughes)
 - Rename as_app_get_id_full() to as_app_get_id() (Richard Hughes)
 - Rename as_app_get_id() to as_app_get_id_filename() (Richard Hughes)

Bugfixes:
 - Add a veto if a .desktop file has NoDisplay=true (Richard Hughes)
 - Add dummy failed applications (Richard Hughes)
 - Add more things to the blacklist that are not applications (Richard Hughes)
 - A keyword search match is better than the project name (Richard Hughes)
 - Allow different source roots to define addons (Richard Hughes)
 - Check the locale more carefully (Richard Hughes)
 - Conform to the actual SPDX 2.0 license expression syntax (Richard Hughes)
 - Do not require sentence case when validating with relaxed settings (Richard Hughes)
 - Do not try to download screenshots when run with --nonet (Richard Hughes)
 - Do not write <pkgname> into the ignore metadata (Richard Hughes)
 - Don't add localized keywords that already exist in C (Richard Hughes)
 - Ignore AppData screenshots with xml:lang attributes (Richard Hughes)
 - Link client/appstream-util against gdk-pixbuf (William Hua)
 - Make validate,install,dump and convert to accept a *.yml (Igor Gnatenko)
 - Metadata licenses like 'CC0 and CC-BY-3.0' are content licenses (Richard Hughes)
 - Never add duplicate <extends> tags (Richard Hughes)
 - Never add empty keywords (Richard Hughes)
 - Only get the package data when required (Richard Hughes)
 - Rework as_utils_spdx_license_tokenize() to be more efficient (Richard Hughes)
 - Store vetos in the XML itself (Richard Hughes)
 - Support keywords separated by comma (Richard Hughes)
 - Turn of sig checking for rpm packages (Richard Hughes)
 - Update the SPDX license list to v1.20 (Richard Hughes)
 - Use libyaml to read DEP-11 metadata (Richard Hughes)

Version 0.2.4
~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Released: 2014-08-05

New Features:
 - Add AS_PROVIDE_KIND_DBUS_SYSTEM (Richard Hughes)
 - Add an 'install-origin' command to appstream-util (Richard Hughes)
 - Add an installed tests to validate appdata (Matthias Clasen)
 - Add as_store_set_destdir() so we can use a different root (Richard Hughes)
 - Add as_store_validate() (Richard Hughes)
 - Add asb_app_set_veto_description() (Richard Hughes)
 - Add support for <source_pkgname> which will be in AppStream 0.8 (Richard Hughes)
 - Add the <dbus> provide for applications automatically (Richard Hughes)

Bugfixes:
 - Add a plugin to detect new-style 'gtk/menus.ui' AppMenu support (Richard Hughes)
 - Avoid using rsync's -a parameter (Kalev Lember)
 - Detect any addons with missing parents (Richard Hughes)
 - Do not load applications with NoDisplay=true when loading local (Richard Hughes)
 - Do not pad the compressed AppStream metadata with NUL bytes (Richard Hughes)
 - Do not treat app-install metadata as installed (Richard Hughes)
 - Markup errors should not be fatal when assembling a store (Richard Hughes)
 - Only add registered projects and categories to the metadata (Richard Hughes)
 - Only link to apps.fedoraproject.org when processing Fedora metadata (Richard Hughes)
 - Show the time remaining when building metadata (Richard Hughes)
 - Show what application addons extend in status.html (Richard Hughes)
 - Validate for a sentence case start in <p>, <li> and <name> tags (Richard Hughes)

Version 0.2.3
~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Released: 2014-07-17

New Features:
 - Add some simple filtering in the status.html page (Richard Hughes)
 - Record if distro metadata and screenshots are being used (Richard Hughes)
 - Show the builder progress in a ncurses-style panel (Richard Hughes)
 - Support pre-decompressed RPMs (Richard Hughes)

Bugfixes:
 - Add oxygen-icon-theme when an application depends on kde-runtime (Richard Hughes)
 - Be more careful with untrusted XML data (Richard Hughes)
 - Do not allow duplicates to be added when using as_app_add_kudo_kind() (Richard Hughes)
 - Do not fail to build packages with invalid KDE service files (Richard Hughes)
 - Do not warn if the AppData file duplicates the .desktop value (Richard Hughes)
 - Show any package duplicates when generating metadata (Richard Hughes)
 - Show apps with missing icons in the failed metadata (Richard Hughes)

Version 0.2.2
~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Released: 2014-07-11

New Features:
 - Add as_app_get_source_file() to return the file that created the AsApp (Richard Hughes)
 - Add as_app_set_state() (Richard Hughes)
 - Add as_app_set_trust_flags() (Richard Hughes)
 - Add as_app_source_kind_to_string() (Richard Hughes)
 - Add AS_APP_SUBSUME_FLAG_PARTIAL (Richard Hughes)
 - Add a script to download the Fedora package cache (Richard Hughes)
 - Add as_image_get_alpha_flags() (Richard Hughes)
 - Add as_screenshot_get_image() (Richard Hughes)
 - Add AS_STORE_ADD_FLAG_PREFER_LOCAL to allow the client to prefer local files (Richard Hughes)
 - Add as_store_load_path() (Richard Hughes)
 - Add as_store_set_add_flags() (Richard Hughes)
 - Add a 'status-csv' command to appstream-util (Richard Hughes)
 - Add as_utils_is_blacklisted_id() (Richard Hughes)
 - Add --screenshot-dir to appstream-builder (Richard Hughes)
 - Add some useful image size constants (Richard Hughes)
 - Add support for <kudo> introduced in AppStream 0.8 (Richard Hughes)
 - Add two new builder plugins to add kudos on KDE applications (Richard Hughes)
 - Allow AsStore to load directories of AppData and desktop files (Richard Hughes)
 - Remove asb_context_set_extra_checks() (Richard Hughes)
 - Remove as_util_get_possible_kudos() as it's now unused (Richard Hughes)
 - Sharpen resized screenshots after resizing with a cubic interpolation (Richard Hughes)

Bugfixes:
 - Allow calling as_image_set_pixbuf() with a NULL pixbuf (Richard Hughes)
 - Allow install/uninstall xml.gz (Igor Gnatenko)
 - Allow old applications in the metadata if they have AppData (Richard Hughes)
 - Allow per-distro AppData files to be used when upstream supplies a broken one (Richard Hughes)
 - Allow users to specify the location and name of the status files (Richard Hughes)
 - Always check for duplicate screenshots when using as_app_subsume() (Richard Hughes)
 - Always download data files for each application on Fedora (Richard Hughes)
 - Always write a 'source' screenshot image (Richard Hughes)
 - Assume local files are untrusted when parsing (Richard Hughes)
 - Copy the icon kind when removing duplicates (Richard Hughes)
 - Deallocate the pixbuf data when the AsbApp has been saved (Richard Hughes)
 - Do not allow NoDisplay=true applications to ever be in the metadata (Richard Hughes)
 - Do not allow RequiresAppdata to become true with AppData (Richard Hughes)
 - Do not hardcode a blacklist of package extra deps (Richard Hughes)
 - Fix linking with libarchive (Igor Gnatenko)
 - Load extra screenshots for any apps created in appstream-extra (Richard Hughes)
 - Never load SVG files at the native size (Richard Hughes)
 - Never scale up small screenshots (Richard Hughes)
 - Never upscale icons, either pad or downscale with sharpening (Richard Hughes)
 - Never use release descriptions from package files (Richard Hughes)
 - Promote DESKTOP sources to APPDATA if we subsume an appdata.xml file (Richard Hughes)
 - Sort the <component> values alphabetically (Richard Hughes)
 - Use as_image_get_alpha_flags() when validating and building metadata (Richard Hughes)
 - Use realpath() when setting AsbContext paths (Richard Hughes)
 - Validate screenshot captions (Richard Hughes)
 - Write metadata of the failed applications (Richard Hughes)

Version 0.2.1
~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Released: 2014-06-24

New Features:
 - Add AS_NODE_INSERT_FLAG_MARK_TRANSLATABLE (Richard Hughes)
 - Add AS_NODE_TO_XML_FLAG_SORT_CHILDREN (Richard Hughes)
 - Add an 'appstream-util upgrade' command to convert version < 0.6 metadata (Richard Hughes)
 - Add as_node_find_with_attribute() (Richard Hughes)

Bugfixes:
 - Add packages recursively when using appstream-builder --packages-dir (Richard Hughes)
 - Allow empty URL sections (Richard Hughes)
 - Always use the latest version of AppStream for logs (Richard Hughes)
 - Do not abort the build if a non-package file is found while building (Richard Hughes)
 - Do not include <metadata> for pre-0.4 metadata (Richard Hughes)
 - Do not ship Addons in metadata version less than 0.7 (Richard Hughes)
 - Do not write X-Kudo-RecentRelease for new versions of the metadata (Richard Hughes)
 - Fix the xmldir in the APPSTREAM_XML_RULES m4 helper (Richard Hughes)
 - Include a newline before XML comments to help them stand out (Richard Hughes)

Version 0.2.0
~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Released: 2014-06-19

Notes:
 - This is the first release that merges the createrepo_as project with this one.
   A new experimental command 'appstream-builder' has been added and can be used
   by distributors to build metadata. Normal users don't need this or the shared
   library libappstream-bulder, and this can be split off into a subpackage by
   downstream if required.
 - We're slowly merging parts of appdata-tools into this project too, but we'll
   provide more details when the merge is complete.

New Features:
 - Add an m4 file to easily validate AppData and MetaInfo files (Richard Hughes)
 - Add a --nonet option to appstream-util (Richard Hughes)
 - Add 'appstream appdata-from-desktop' to autogenerate a boilerplate file (Richard Hughes)
 - Add as_app_get_mimetypes() (Richard Hughes)
 - Add as_app_get_pkgname_default() (Richard Hughes)
 - Add as_app_guess_source_kind() (Richard Hughes)
 - Add as_app_to_file() (Richard Hughes)
 - Add as_node_remove_attribute() (Richard Hughes)
 - Add as_node_to_file() (Richard Hughes)
 - Add bash-completion files for appstream-builder and appstream-util (Igor Gnatenko)
 - Add <developer_name> from the draft AppStream 0.7 specification (Richard Hughes)
 - Add manpages for appstream-util and appstream-builder (Richard Hughes)
 - Add Russian translation (Igor Gnatenko)
 - Allow installing AppData and MetaInfo files using appstream-util (Richard Hughes)
 - Allow validating more types of files (Richard Hughes)
 - Make the project translatable using transifex (Igor Gnatenko)

Bugfixes:
 - Accept slightly truncated SPDX IDs (Richard Hughes)
 - Add a AsAppParseFlags flag to be able to append non-duplicate data (Richard Hughes)
 - Add appstream-build from the createrepo_as project (Richard Hughes)
 - Allow any SPDX license when validating in relaxed mode (Richard Hughes)
 - Allow 'appstream-util convert' to work with two AppData files (Richard Hughes)
 - Allow as_node_get_attribute_as_int() to parse negative numbers (Richard Hughes)
 - Allow comments on the root XML node (Richard Hughes)
 - Allow dumping .desktop, .appdata.xml and .metainfo.xml files in appstream-util (Richard Hughes)
 - Do not add addons that are packaged in the parent package (Richard Hughes)
 - Do not require a content license to be included into the metadata (Richard Hughes)
 - Don't add the fake ApplicationAddon category for addons (Richard Hughes)
 - Inherit search tokens from the addon to the main application (Richard Hughes)
 - Return the URL in the validation error when screenshots fail to be loaded (Richard Hughes)
 - Validate the <developer_name> tag values (Richard Hughes)

Version 0.1.7
~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Released: 2014-06-12

New Features:
 - Add <extends> from the draft AppStream 0.7 specification (Richard Hughes)
 - Add support for the 'dbus' AsProvideKind (Richard Hughes)
 - Add support for validating metainfo.xml files (Richard Hughes)

Bugfixes:
 - Allow 'appstream-util validate' to validate multiple files (Richard Hughes)
 - Automatically demangle the update contact (Richard Hughes)
 - Correctly use convert-translatable when the source kind is already set (Richard Hughes)
 - Do not log a critical warning in as_store_to_xml() (Richard Hughes)
 - Do not write a screenshot type of 'normal' as it's the default value (Richard Hughes)
 - Don't include the filename in the error output (Richard Hughes)
 - Fail to validate AppData files with URLs in the descriptions (Richard Hughes)
 - Fix a crash when we try to validate <p></p> (Richard Hughes)
 - Support the non-standard X-Ubuntu-Software-Center-Name (Richard Hughes)

Version 0.1.6
~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Released: 2014-05-28

New Features:
 - Add as_app_get_names() (Richard Hughes)
 - Add as_image_get_basename() (Richard Hughes)
 - Add as_image_get_md5() (Richard Hughes)
 - Add as_image_load_filename() (Richard Hughes)
 - Add as_image_save_filename() (Richard Hughes)
 - Add as_image_save_pixbuf() (Richard Hughes)
 - Add as_image_set_pixbuf() (Richard Hughes)
 - Add as_node_get_comment() (Richard Hughes)
 - Add AsProvide (Richard Hughes, Kalev Lember)
 - Add as_screenshot_get_source() convenience helper (Richard Hughes)
 - Add AS_TAG_FLAG_USE_TRANSLATED (Richard Hughes)
 - Add validation for <releases> (Richard Hughes)

Bugfixes:
 - Also support validating .appdata.xml.in files (Richard Hughes)
 - Correctly parse the localized descriptions from AppData files (Richard Hughes)
 - Export as_app_set_source_kind() (Richard Hughes)
 - Fix validation of old-style AppData files without screenshot sizes (Richard Hughes)
 - Only autodetect the AsAppSourceKind when unknown (Richard Hughes)
 - Only require <project_licence> when being strict (Richard Hughes)
 - Only show the thumbnail when creating the HTML status page (Richard Hughes)
 - Retain comments in .desktop and .appdata.xml files when required (Richard Hughes)
 - Subsume more properties in AsApp (Richard Hughes)

Version 0.1.5
~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Released: 2014-05-12

New Features:
 - Add as_app_has_category() (Richard Hughes)
 - Add as_utils_check_url_exists() (Richard Hughes)
 - Add as_utils_spdx_license_tokenize() (Richard Hughes)
 - Add the new 'help' url type (Richard Hughes)
 - Check the licenses against the SPDX list when validating (Richard Hughes)

Bugfixes:
 - Be less strict with the case of the XML header (Richard Hughes)
 - Do not save the 'xx' locale (Richard Hughes)
 - Do not validate AppData files without <project_license> (Richard Hughes)
 - Don't crash when doing 'status-html' on an empty XML file (Richard Hughes)
 - LXDE uses X-LXDE-Settings for settings panels (Richard Hughes)
 - Only count desktop applications when doing the overview stats (Richard Hughes)
 - Support AppData version 0.6 files too (Richard Hughes)
 - Use SPDX license IDs in <metadata_license> (Richard Hughes)

Version 0.1.4
~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Released: 2014-04-25

Notes:
 - This release adds a utility 'appstream-util' that can do simple operations
   on AppStream metadata including generating status pages or converting the
   metadata from one version to another.

New Features:
 - Add AsProblem to report non-critical problems with metadata
 - Add as_app_get_metadata_license()
 - Add as_app_get_source_kind()
 - Add as_app_get_update_contact()
 - Add as_app_subsume_full()
 - Add as_app_validate() to validate AppStream and AppData files
 - Add as_node_reflow_text() to reflow XML text properly
 - Add as_node_set_name() internal method
 - Add as_store_get_apps_by_metadata()
 - Add as_util_get_possible_kudos()
 - Add a flag to as_node_to_xml() so it can process all children
 - Add a 'html-status' command to appstream-util
 - Add a 'non-package-yaml' command to appstream-util
 - Add a 'validate' command to appstream-util
 - Parse AppData files when using as_app_parse_file()
 - Read AppStream metadata from the per-machine location

Bugfixes:
 - Allow writing AppStream entries with an unknown type
 - Do not add a 'type' attribute if the component type is unknown
 - Do not crash if an AppStream entry has no ID
 - Do not save metadata keys with an 'x-test' locale
 - Do not try to parse non-application tags as applicatons
 - Do not write xml:lang key versions when the same as the 'C' version
 - Return -1 from as_app_get_language() if the language is not found
 - Sort the application languages by name so they are predictable
 - Support <screenshot> sections without <image>'s
 - Support the AppStream 0.6.1 priority attribute
 - Support translated <ul> and <ol> tags when normalizing
 - When adding a duplicate AppStream application merge the entries

Version 0.1.3
~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Released: 2014-04-10

New Features:
 - Add as_app_search_matches_all()
 - Add as_utils_is_stock_icon_name()

Bugfixes:
 - Actually add mimetype data to the AsApp object
 - Do not allow applications without icons
 - Ignore settings panels when parsing desktop files
 - Load AppStream files assuming literal text strings
 - Only set app-install icons to cached if not already stock
 - Set the icon kind to stock if it matches any stock icon
 - Use the legacy names when using as_node_get_tag()

Version 0.1.2
~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Released: 2014-03-26

Notes:
 - This release adds basic Ubuntu app-install support, speeds up the time taken
   to parse large metadata files and reduces the amount of memory used to load
   the AppStream metadata.

New Features:
 - Add as_app_parse_file() which parses a .desktop file into an AsApp
 - Add as_node_get_tag() and only store the name when the tag is unknown
 - Add as_node_take_attribute() to reduce allocations during parse
 - Add as_store_load() to load system and user locations
 - Add as_tag_from_string_full() to control whether fallback names are used
 - Load the Ubuntu app-install data which uses screenshots.debian.net
 - Use gperf to generate a perfect hash for the tag names

Bugfixes:
 - Do not use GHashTable to store node attributes
 - Reduce the number of small attr key allocations
 - Use the full ID for the AsStore hash

Version 0.1.1
~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Released: 2014-03-21

New Features:
 - Add an 'api-version' property to AsStore
 - Add as_store_from_xml() to load text XML not from a file
 - Add the new AsUrlKind's and <architectures> from API 0.6
 - Speed up as_tag_to_string() by using a table and a single lookup
 - Support old-style markup-less <description> tags
 - Support the 'origin' attribute on the root node

Bugfixes:
 - Do not crash when using getting an unset description
 - Do not depend on functions introduced in Glib 2.39.1
 - Fix parsing incompletely translated AppData files
 - The 'appcategories' tag is now deprecated for 'categories'

Version 0.1.0
~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Released: 2014-03-18

Notes:
 - This library provides GObjects and helper methods to make it easy to read and
   write AppStream metadata.

New Features:
 - Add and search for applications in an application store
 - Easily retrieve the best application data for the current locale
 - Efficiently interface with more heavy-weight parsers like expat
 - Get screenshot image data and release announcements
 - Read and write compressed AppStream XML files