Re: adding desktop files to misc packages
Andreas Tille <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> On Sun, 15 Jul 2007, Josselin Mouette wrote:
>> As a consequence, this will duplicate the work, but I think we should
>> add .desktop entries to packages, especially games, that don't have one
>> and deserve it.
> What do you mean with "deserve it"? Could you please give some criteria
> to deside which packages deserve a menu entry? For which group of users
> makes a menu entry sense and for which not?
Yes, please. This seems to be one of the fundamental objections to the
current menu system, and we *have* a Menu Policy already where this sort
of thing could be addressed. And if we're going to replace menu with
.desktop files, we're *still* going to need a policy that addresses this.
It's all very fine and good to say that there's stuff with menu entries
that shouldn't have them, but nothing will change until someone writes a
clear policy on what should be included and what shouldn't that we can all
Russ Allbery (email@example.com) <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>