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The AppStream metadata contains the obsolete root node <application>. It was used in a a legacy format. The application metadata for your package should follow the new format described on

You can validate draft formats with 'appstreamcli validate'.

For more information please consult:

The tag is present in Lintian version 2.114.163. That is the most recent version we know about.

We use semantic versions. The patch number is a commit step indicator relative to the 2.114.0 release tag in our Git repository.

You can find the detection logic for this version at commit c1c05b0. For merge requests, please use the latest version in the Lintian check appstream-metadata.

Visibility: error

The following 20 source packages in the archive triggered the tag 20 times (in any Lintian version).

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