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Bug#386055: tasksel: Please add a GIS workstation task



On Thursday 07 September 2006 20:35, Joey Hess wrote:
> Christian Perrier wrote:
> > What about using the last slot for a "special tasks for specific
> > purposes" thing which could deliberately point users to the fact that
> > these are "not for dummies"..:)
> >
> > A kind of "second level" to choices in tasksel, I would say.
>
> Yes, I've been thinking about doing that..
>
> Some other candidates include the xfce-desktop, kde-desktop, and
> possibly a backup task (if we put one together and it doesn't meet the
> critieria for the main menu, which I'm unsure of). Selecting multiple
> language tasks could be another possibile use for it.

If you're going to do that, you could also consider grouping the server 
tasks together into one "first level" item thereby freeing up additional 
slots on that level. Both a backup task and an entry for selecting 
language tasks (with the option of deselecting the default one?) seem 
worth having on the first level.

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