On Friday 28 August 2015 13:27:54 you wrote: > On Friday 28 August 2015 16:06:45 Didier 'OdyX' Raboud wrote: > [snip] > > > I think apparmor is a fine example: the maintainers of apparmor do > > maintain the apparmor-profiles package which collects apparmor profiles > > for packages that don't ship them (or that ship outdated or broken > > ones). This gives them an easy way to have an overview of the profiles, > > update the outdated ones centrally, etc. Both the apparmor profiles in > > the packages and those in the apparmor-profiles package coexist. > > > > The "trad-menu" database will be preserved iff there is enough manpower > > to make this happen: either through an automated desktop-to-menu > > translation interface, or through a centralisation of that database. > > FWIW I think this is indeed the way to go if the trad menu wants to keep > itself relevant, specially because... > > > The crux of the issue is IMHO whether it makes sense to continue to put > > the burden to maintain this database (with a by-policy larger coverage, > > but also technically overcome [icons, translation], etc) on all > > packagers through our technical policy. > > ...manpower. Indeed if the people interested in keeping the trad menu would > manage it in this way they would be able to even have faster reactions than > going trough each maintainer. And *maybe* this could be added to the ballot as an alternative suggestion. -- Lisandro Damián Nicanor Pérez Meyer http://perezmeyer.com.ar/ http://perezmeyer.blogspot.com/
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