Re: Bug#707851: Soften the the wording recommending menu files: let's do it in Jessie.
On Sun, Jan 05, 2014 at 02:53:12PM +0900, Charles Plessy wrote:
> Dear all,
> Based on Josselin's contribution and the comments of Russ, I have written
> a patch for the Debian Policy, that documents the use of the FreeDesktop
> standards for the use of Desktop menus and media types (MIME).
Thanks, Charles, this reads really nicely. Disclaimer: I admit to
having no particular expertise in this area, nor do I have any
specific affiliations. I do not feel in a position to meaningfully
second this proposal.
One suggested rewording:
> 9.7. Multimedia handlers
> Packages which provide programs to view/show/play, compose, edit or
> print media types should register them using either the _FreeDesktop_
> system or the _mailcap_ system.
I suggest appending "but not both" to make it really explicit (I know
it's mentioned later in one of the subsections, but there's no harm in
... should register them using either the _FreeDesktop_
system or the _mailcap_ system, but not both.