[ubuntu-studio-devel] The DiscBunring Category WAS:Re: Feature Definition Discussion: Multimedia Application Categorization

Kaj Ailomaa zequence at mousike.me
Mon Jun 22 10:57:42 UTC 2015

On Mon, Jun 22, 2015, at 12:54 PM, Kaj Ailomaa wrote:
> According to the Freedesktop categorization standard, DiscBurning is an
> additional category forAudioVideo. I think several people have agreed on
> that this seems strange.
> The problem is not only in the desktop file categorization, but in which
> Debian section the application is put under.
> I feel that the best course of action would be to keep to the standard
> (not remove the AudioVideo category from the desktop file), but tweak
> our menu to show desktop files with the category DiscBurning in a menu
> we prefer over either Audio or Video.
> This, while we push for a change upstream in this order:
>  * Freedesktop categorization
>  * debian Section

Actually, after looking at both Brasero and k3b, they are under Gnome
and KDE sections, so that seems good. But, there may be others.

>  * Change the desktop file in question
> Anyone have a better idea?
> /Kaj

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