When I see a js project or other with instructions to "start by creating a manifest.json" I as a beginner expect this level of explanation about the available manifest options. What each line is for, why you would use it, and if it is optional or not.

Otherwise it's just another cryptic and useless file occupying space in the symbol table that exists in my head, floating there without reason, description or purpose..kind of like a js lib without adequate documentation on its manifest.json.

One more arbitrary thing I have to remember, (and thus will forget) each time I have to use that library.

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