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Re: Aptitude, ARs

On Sun, Mar 16, 2003 at 01:03:14AM +0100, Michael Banck wrote:
> On Sun, Mar 16, 2003 at 12:35:24AM +0100, Enrico Zini wrote:
> > > > 2.- The menu code rewrite including it's new hierarchy. After all, it
> > > > resembles a proper division on Section/Subsection.
> > > Thanks for pointing out.  I was thinking about menu data entries as an
> > > alternate source too.  Problem is people does not put package in proper
> > > categories if we just set policy and expect things to happen.
> > 
> > We can always report bugs if things don't happen.
> > 
> > I'm interested in helping in the menu issue, too; I've offered help some
> > months ago, but I didn't get many answers.  There are some different
> > problems there though, like coping with the existing Gnome and KDE menus.

I guess package selection under

desktop :: gnome :: ??? should somehow correspond to Gnome menu.
desktop :: kde2  :: ??? should somehow correspond to KDE menu.

How can we extract data?  
> Anyway, I was thinking if we could perhaps come up with a unified
> section hierachy for both package browsing and menus. Both have to be
> redone IMHO and this would simplify things a lot.

This is very true.

> I'm not sure that package sections and menu sections can be considered
> equal though. Any thoughts?

This does need to be equal.

If browser can accept several tree information and it can narrow display
based on simple use of and/or to the set of packages selected by each
tree, it may be useful.
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