I have tried to make a script that converts desktop files into
reasonable menu files. My perl ability generally sucks, but I did
something that at least worked. Thanks to people around various irc
But in the process of mapping between freedesktop.org desktop categories
and menu sections, a couple of questiotns arised where we might be
missing something in the allowed menu sections:
Multimedia players, editors and such:
Audio/sound players, editors, ... goes to Applications/Sound
Video players, editors, ... goes to Applications/Video.
But nowadays quite many players and editors handle both video and audio
- where do they belong? Or does audio+video players just go in video?
Several applications for photo collections and such fits in these
where should it be located?
Calendar programs? Is that Applications/Data Management?
Simple calculators? Applications/Science/Mathematics seems kind of ...
well there is not much science in small calculators.
A program like xclock - where would it belong? Games/Toys?
Programs to manage your dialup connection? is that
Applications/System/Administration ? or somewhere under
Similar for remote access programs.
oh - and if people want to study my silly perl:
- comments on that also welcome, but probably private mail is better.