Re: Possible patch for Packaging.txt
Christopher Martin writes:
> Hello, An updated patch is attached.
> I've re-written the section on the Debian menu system as well this
> time, explaining how the two systems relate, and placing those two
> sections next to each other. Again, let me know if I've gotten
> anything wrong.
> +Though KDE and GNOME have adopted freedesktop.org standards and thus can share
> +a common menu, most other desktop environments and window managers have not,
> +nor have most non-KDE and non-GNOME applications. Thus Debian provides its own
> +optional menu system (in the package "menu") that all DEs and WMs can use,
> +making all installed applications consistently accessible in all environments
> +without configuration. A KDE application must therefore provide a Debian menu
> +entry, in addition to its entry in the native KDE menu system.
( I've changed "optional menu system (in the package "menu") that all
DEs and WMs can use," into "menu system (in the package "menu") that
all DEs and WMs use", because the menu system really isn't optional,
it's mandated by Debian policy.