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Re: adding desktop files to misc packages

#include <hallo.h>
* Josselin Mouette [Sat, Jul 14 2007, 02:26:55AM]:
> Le vendredi 13 juillet 2007 à 17:16 -0700, Steve Langasek a écrit :
> > > Oh my. Do you mean that in the 90 window managers shipped in Debian,
> > > none of them is suitable for all your needs and that you have to use
> > > *several* ones depending on the moment?
> > 
> > Unix systems have supported selecting window managers on-the-fly for years
> > before Debian did it.  Why does one extra entry for a submenu offend you so?
> I'm wondering what is the use case for that entry.

Changing another WM on-the-fly when letting somebody use your PC,
without restarting the whole X session? Testing other WMs? The fact you
are not imagining any use cases does not mean that such ones do not exist.

> I can imagine someone dealing with such a case (although I'd personally
> start a new session to better match the user's environment) but I don't
> think this justifies adding these entries to all users' menus.

If you don't like seeing them, move them to the Settings submenu.


<Joey_> Weasel: schreib mal da hinein, daß ich im IRC immer
	so schroff bin und nur auf die Türen zeige, öffnen
	und durchgehen müssen die Leute schon selbst.  Und
	wenn sie nicht tun, was ich ihnen sage, endet mein
	Support an der Stelle.

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