[Fedora-packaging] guideline for OnlyShowIn?

Tom "spot" Callaway tcallawa at redhat.com
Wed Jan 28 17:55:57 UTC 2009

On 2009-01-28 at 12:52:45 -0500, Bill Nottingham <notting at redhat.com> wrote:
> Tom spot Callaway (tcallawa at redhat.com) said: 
>>> I thought I'd start on the packaging list first, any thoughts?
>> Well, let me turn that around, when is it ever appropriate to use
>> "OnlyShowIn="? I can't think of a case where it would be appropriate,
>> aside from some sort of KDE or GNOME Configuration utility (and by that,
>> I mean "a utility for configuring KDE/GNOME").
> Part of the rationale is that someone on a system with both KDE and
> GNOME may not necessarily want to have two menu entries for an editor,
> two menu entries for a calculator, two menu entries for a terminal, etc.

Would they really? They'd only have one .desktop file.


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