rpms/xchat/devel xchat-2.8.2-desktop.patch, NONE, 1.1 xchat.spec, 1.62, 1.63 xchat-2.4.2-nickmenu-away-msg.patch, 1.2, NONE xchat-2.4.3-lib64.patch, 1.1, NONE xchat-2.4.4-multiline-messages.patch, 1.1, NONE xchat-2.4.4-redhat-desktop.patch, 1.1, NONE xchat-2.6.0-dbus-api.patch, 1.1, NONE xchat-2.6.6-es.patch, 1.1, NONE xchat-2.6.6-fi.patch, 1.1, NONE xchat-2.6.6-nonblock.patch, 1.1, NONE xchat-2.6.6-simplify-to-use-gnome-open-for-default-webbrowser.patch, 1.1, NONE xchat-2.6.6-simplify-to-use-htmlview-for-default-webbrowser.patch, 1.1, NONE

Matthias Clasen mclasen at redhat.com
Thu May 31 19:26:56 UTC 2007

> IMHO, a generic name has no business to be in the Name field, that's what 
> GenericName is for. And I definitely know there are other people agreeing with 
> me on that (Rex Dieter, for example).

So the two of you simply decided that it would be better for everybody
if the menu item changed from the (somewhat cryptic, but informative)
"IRC" to the totally meaningless "X-Chat" ?

> > I'll attempt to get this clarified with fesco
> I'd appreciate some enforcement of the democratically-voted packaging 
> guidelines, which explicitly say "Installed .desktop files MUST follow the 
> [desktop-entry-spec], paying particular attention to validating correct usage 
> of Name, GenericName, [Categories], [StartupNotify] entries.", from FeSCo!

Please don't bring forms of government into this discussion, thats not
leading anywhere. In particular if the people you cite in support of
your change are the same that voted this particular wording in the
packaging guidelines...

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