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Re: adding desktop files to misc packages

On 16-Jul-07, 12:57 (CDT), Josselin Mouette <joss@debian.org> wrote: 
> Le lundi 16 juillet 2007 ? 12:25 -0500, Steve Greenland a ?crit :
> > So I can try a new window manager without restarting my xsession. 
> Does your job include daily window manager testing?

No. But anything I use daily gets its own icon on the application bar.
Right now the entries are rxvt, emacs, iceweasel, jpilot, trn, and
sonata. Oh, and a new mail detector hooked up to mutt.

By your argument, I'd say we don't need any menu entries at all.

> > So J. Random User can easily see what window managers are available.
> Some of the users we target don't even know what a window manager is,
> and they don't want to know it.

Some of the users we target don't use any desktop environment, running
headless servers. So let's remove KDE and GNOME.


Steve Greenland
    The irony is that Bill Gates claims to be making a stable operating
    system and Linus Torvalds claims to be trying to take over the
    world.       -- seen on the net

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