Drop xplanet from astronomy task?
I noticed the package xplanet in Debian Edu today, because it is one
of the few packages we install with a debian menu file but without a
.desktop file. The xplanet package is installed because it is listed
in the astronomy task.
Looking at the package, and comparing it to similar packages like
celestia, I suspect xplanet is a waste of space in Debian Edu. It
provide a static image of earth, without any interactive way to rotate
it. There are better tools available for providing a view of earth
from space, and because of this I believe we should drop xplanet from
the astronomy task. Anyone agree, object or have comments on this?
If we decide to keep it, we should ask the maintainer to add a desktop
file for it, to make sure it show up next to celestia and others in
the KDE menu.