> Why not just convert the Debian menu system over to the freedesktop > standard after sarge is released? Gnome, and KDE (and probably others) > already use it. It takes care of this problems and several others, > besides making the Debian menu files standard format. I rather like the idea of this. Though of course the people who need to be convinced are the ones writing menu-methods files for systems that don't use this standard. :) b.