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Re: adding desktop files to misc packages

On Sat, Jul 14, 2007 at 02:26:05PM +0200, Eduard Bloch <edi@gmx.de> wrote:
> #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.

The fact there are use cases does not mean it *must* have a menu entry.
You can pretty much find use cases for very rare and useful for a
only a couple people things, and yet not have to include a menu entry for
that for everyone.


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