Re: adding desktop files to misc packages
* Frank Küster <email@example.com> [070725 10:08]:
> Mike Hommey <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > On Wed, Jul 25, 2007 at 03:17:51PM +0200, Frank Küster <email@example.com> wrote:
> >> Mike Hommey <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> >> > On Wed, Jul 25, 2007 at 08:54:40AM -0400, Marvin Renich <email@example.com> wrote:
> >> >> Absolutely *wrong*.
> >> >>
> >> >> Gnome and KDE are targeted primarily at desktop users, not servers. If,
> >> >> as a desktop user, I install a graphical app on my machine, I *expect*
> >> >> to see that app in the main menu. The place where I put important
> >> >> and/or frequently used apps is on a panel/toolbar.
> >> >
> >> > If you install the python interpreter on your machine, do you also expect it
> >> > to appear in the main menu ?
> >> No, why do you ask? The python interpreter isn't a graphical
> >> application. It also doesn't have a menu entry, so there's nothing to
> >> hide.
> > You obviously never looked at the Debian menu.
> How do you come to that conclusion? On the contrary, I use it
> frequently (there's other menu in my WM).
> But from Marvin's sentence (which I think is right)
> | If, as a desktop user, I install a graphical app on my machine, I
> | *expect* to see that app in the main menu
> you cannot conclude on his (or my) expectations regarding python, because
> python is not a graphical application.
Thanks Frank; that is exactly what I meant.
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