[maemo-community] Themes category - System or Desktop ?

From: chemist chemist at dostortugas.org
Date: Wed Feb 24 22:22:27 EET 2010
On Wed, Feb 24, 2010 at 07:22:50PM +0000, Andrew Flegg wrote:
> On Wed, 24 Feb 2010, 19:05:24 GMT, Valerio Valerio <vdv100 at gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > during testing I've noticed that some themes have the user/system category
> > and others have the user/desktop category, from the user POV this is a bit
> > messy, does anyone know if there's a official word on that ?
> The official word is, as you say, user/system.
> > In your opinion what is the correct section for themes ?
> >
> > Here, says user/system:
> > http://wiki.maemo.org/Documentation/Maemo_5_Developer_Guide/Packaging%2C_Deploying_and_Distributing#Sections
> However, in retrospect, user/desktop seems a better fit. Of course, it'd've been better if the developer who thought better instigated this change process, rather than deciding unilaterally for their package.
> I think it'd be worth identifying the authors of the theme packages we've got so far and asking them their thoughts, and would they mind changing if necessary if a consensus is reached.

I thought about this the other day and as the themes are growing an own category 
for themes and backgrounds would be the best solution!

This would mean to push all themes through an icon upgrade procedure and maintain 
defaults setup for those who wont.

Desktop should be for widgets and system for... well system.

Ruediger Schiller

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