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Re: Menu Policy - please read if you maintain a package with a .desktop file in it!



> This is not the same issue. You can still install whatever the hell you
> want for your users. This is about what we treat as a default, or
> slightly customized default, install. From the installer you can still
> select individual packages, or go inside a package set and select one of
> the packages that is not installed by default but is a member of that
> set.

ok - this part wasn't terribly clear in your policy - it would be useful
to specify that a bit.


> That said, the current "everything shows up in everybody's menu" way of
> doing things is lame. That problem should be addressed head on.

I think that is a function of getting the menu editing working, not a
function of setting .desktop file policy. Moreover, when a user first
logs in - they should probably see the range of options of installed
software, otherwise they'll probably never find the rest of it.

-sv




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