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Re: Brief descriptions in menu entries

On Wed, 29 Oct 2003, Ben Burton wrote:
> > It is useless bloat for everyone except KDE and Gnome in that it
> > creates work and increases processing time for no gain.
> It's _one_field_ in the debian menu file.
> Hardly going to grind the system to a halt.

It's just one, then another one (they can do, why can't I), until at
some point it actually does need fixing... why not do it right from
the outset.

Pick a common subset of data most everyone uses and make allowances
for more capable menu generators to extend the basic data with their

Its the little bits of `we can just do this, its easy', tack'n and
hack'n that tend to make a mess of things eventually... why start down
that road.

- Bruce

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