Commit 2031a85c authored by Al Thomas's avatar Al Thomas Committed by Rico Tzschichholz
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Change README to Markdown format and update Upstream Guide link

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......@@ -2,15 +2,16 @@ This repository provides Vala bindings to various libraries which do
not provide their own bindings, and for which valac does not provide
bindings.
== Rationale ==
## Rationale
In most cases it is preferable for libraries to ship their own
bindings (some of the reasons why, as well as information on how to do
so, are at http://live.gnome.org/Vala/UpstreamGuide). Some libraries,
however, are unable or unwilling to do so. Other bindings are
distributed with valac, but generally that is reserved for relatively
popular libraries with well structured VAPIs and have a fairly strong
aversion to breaking backwards compatibility.
so, are at Vala Binding's
[Upstream Guide](https://wiki.gnome.org/Projects/Vala/UpstreamGuide).
Some libraries, however, are unable or unwilling to do so. Other
bindings are distributed with valac, but generally that is reserved
for relatively popular libraries with well structured VAPIs and have
a fairly strong aversion to breaking backwards compatibility.
Bindings included in this repository are meant to be copied into your
project or used as a git submodule or subtree, and are *not* intended
......@@ -28,7 +29,7 @@ bindings, preserving backwards compatibility, testing, etc. With that
in mind, this repository provides a good stable, central location for
bindings.
== Usage ==
## Usage
Because the bindings shipped in this repository provide no
backwards-compatibility promises, it is designed to be used as a git
......@@ -36,7 +37,7 @@ submodule. If that is not acceptable (for example, if you don't use
git), it is recommended you simply copy the bindings you need into
your source tree.
== Submitting Bindings For Inclusion ==
## Submitting Bindings For Inclusion
If you have bindings which you would like to see housed in this
repository, simply submit a bug to the "Bindings: Extra" component in
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