[maemo-community] [Council] Package categories

From: Ryan Abel rabelg5 at gmail.com
Date: Sat Oct 25 04:32:37 EEST 2008
On Oct 24, 2008, at 3:58 PM, Graham Cobb wrote:

> What is the process for proposing, agreeing and getting Nokia to add  
> in the
> next release, new categories?


I'd don't think convincing will be much of an issue. ;)

> I believe we need a category for PIM.  Ryan has suggested that the  
> applications should go in the Office category but I disagree. To me,  
> the
> Office category is for business applications (like spreadsheets and
> presentation programs) -- a non-business user would not expect to have
> anything from the Office category installed and would not look in  
> it.  But
> many non-business users would expect to have PIM applications  
> installed.

I disagree. I'm with Tim and Jamie here, acronyms tend to be confusing  
and having a category just for PIM isn't really appropriate.

That said, perhaps replacing Office with Productivity would be more  

Ryan Abel
Maemo Community Council chair

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