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Re: Debian menu system update

On Fri, May 30, 2003 at 10:46:05AM +0200, Gerfried Fuchs wrote:
> * Bill Allombert <allomber@math.u-bordeaux.fr> [2003-05-28 15:26]:
> >  - Icons are no more required to use 24 colors in cmap.xpm. See
> > <http://lists.debian.org/debian-policy/2003/debian-policy-200305/msg00050.html>
> >  for explanations.
>  I fail to see what this thread about "maybe say that programs that
> output HTML etc. should output valid HTML etc." has to do with the 24
> colors of the cmap.xpm?

>  Can you please be a little bit more verbose, or send the correct link?

Here it is, apologize from me and thanks to Colin Watson to have telling me 
of this on debian-devel:


> >  - Title entry must be unique amongst menu entries. Providing two menu
> >    entries with the same title is a bug.
>  Is this checked somehow? Like the "failed to overwrite file foo which
> is also in package bar" message from conflicting filenames on package
> install?

No, it is not really checked. In practice the problem only arise when a
package provides two menu entries with the same title, so lintian could
check for that. We have not ye decided if it was the best behaviour for
menu, but it is the current one, so I document it.

Bill. <ballombe@debian.org>

Imagine a large red swirl here. 

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