Bug#741573: Two menu systems
Charles Plessy writes ("Bug#741573: Two menu systems"):
> The underlying question is: who should spend the time writing these files and
> keeping them up to date ?
The answer is, whoever wants to. In the first instance the maintainer
may choose to do so; if they don't, then it falls to those
contributors who care about the menu.
> In the case of missing manual pages, the policy (§ 12.1) does not require the
> package maintainer to write one.
| Each program, utility, and function should have an associated manual
| page included in the same package.
Policy does not in general say who should do any particular piece of
> Therefore, I think that the “should” of §9.6, paragraph 2 should be relaxed.
I think we should use similar wording about trad menu entries to that
we use about manpages. That means using "should" just as we do about