[maemo-community] [Council] Package categories

From: Andrew Flegg andrew at bleb.org
Date: Sat Oct 25 21:40:53 EEST 2008
On Sat, Oct 25, 2008 at 7:33 PM, Tim <tim at samoff.com> wrote:
>> "Entertainment"'s too vague, IMHO.
> I get that... I'm also trying to think from a PMP perspective. Should
> we assume every user knows what "Multimedia" means? (I.e., in respect
> to the contents, not the word  itself.)

The i18n (internationalisation/internationalization depending on
locale ;-)) for "user/multimedia" could be "Sound & Video". Indeed,
that's what it is on Ubuntu and arguably's better for end-users.

>>     http://wiki.maemo.org/Task:Package_categories#Defined_top-level_categories_.26_application-specific_subcategories
> Ah. Wish I'd seen this first. ;)
> +1 from me, so long  as it's technically possible.

The extra slashes in the 'section' header don't break apt or the repo;
so it's "just" a matter of Application Manager patching.

>>     https://bugs.maemo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=3822
> Yes! +100 for this one.




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