Re: RFC: A new video-related section
On Fri, 2005-05-27 at 14:00 +0200, Philipp Kern wrote:
> Gergely Nagy wrote:
> > Then media players are just fine in graphics or sound, depending on
> > which is their main focus (or they could even be in gnome or kde, or
> > whatever).
> Please see it from a user's point of view. If one wants a media player
> why should (s)he look in "gnome" or "kde"? And I personally would not
> expect it in graphics either. In fact some players are currently in the
> section of their corresponding desktop environment.
> But following your statement all media players should go into "sound",
> as they play sound files and movies (which also have a sound track in them).
I am looking from a users point of view. If I'm looking for a console
based ogg player, the last section I'd check is multimedia. That belongs
to sound, in my opinion. So do the various trackers and drum machines.
You can't just rename sound, and move the media players from other
You can't satisfy all users if one package can be only in one section, I
believe. Eg, I'd expect Totem to be in Gnome, Multimedia, Sound and
Graphics. Not any single one of those, but all of them.
If you want to change something, make it right, and don't replace
something inflexible with another inflexible half-solution, but aim for
a better one, I'd say.