[Fedora-packaging] Re: rakarrack - alternative desktop categories

Matthias Clasen mclasen at redhat.com
Sun Oct 12 03:30:52 UTC 2008

On Sun, 2008-10-12 at 14:13 +1100, David Timms wrote:

> > 
> > Can a package use it's own categories, or must they meet the standards ?
> > 
> > If there will be many audio apps {aka ccrma} packages, it would be best 
> > to have them grouped in the same menu; the AudioVideo menu on my machine 
> > is already overflowing more than a screenful, so I think it would be 
> > good if these audio {only} apps get their own menu ?
> I have been making progress with the above review request, and am 
> getting pretty close. It would be good if anyone having a definitive 
> answer on this one could provide some guidance ;-)

I don't see anything wrong with using non-standard categories, as long
as they are prefixed with X-, as recommended in the menu spec, and are
used _in addition_ to one of the registered main categories.


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