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Re: adding desktop files to misc packages


* Joey Hess <joeyh@debian.org> [070713 22:54]:

> This division, while not IMHO technically very nice, helps the
> consistency and usability of the desktop environments, since the most
> accessible menu items are those from the desktop files for that
> particular desktop environment. To find some strange program that is not
> a Gnome (or KDE) program, the user has to go spelunking in the depths of
> the Debian menu structure.

I heard from quite many users, that they where confused about the
doubled menu structure, and always asked why some applications are there
and some others aren't.

Yours sincerely,


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