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Re: rpms/yumex/devel yumex.spec, NONE, 1.1 .cvsignore, 1.1, 1.2 sources, 1.1, 1.2



On Tue, 21 Jun 2005 23:42:53 -0400, Matthew Miller wrote:

> On Tue, Jun 21, 2005 at 07:09:32PM -0700, Michael A. Peters wrote:
> > > It's not a preferred Core application and hence must not add
> > > category X-Red-Hat-Base. Category X-Fedora is fine, although it's
> > > not evaluated anywhere.
> > X-Fedora is specified as being required here:
> > http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Extras/FedoraDesktopEntryGuidelines
> > "Additionally, all Fedora packages must contain the "X-Fedora"
> > category."
> > X-Red-Hat-Base noted.
> > Thanks for the additional review
> 
> The guidelines don't say "preferred Core application". They say 
> "packages that are considered essential for end users". I hope that at some
> point a decent yum GUI fits that bill. Yumex might not be at that point yet,
> but hopefully it will be at some point.

Well, the page you refer to is old and in CategoryBroken. ;)

Making the decision of what is considered essential the packager's
decision would be a bad guideline.

> Here's my argument for putting it there, though: this package is in Extras
> and so not installed by default. If it *is* installed, is there any point in
> not having it on the menu? If you're in the habit of launching things from
> the command line, why not just use command-line yum?

?? The package installs a menu entry, doesn't it?


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