[Mageia-dev] freedesktop spec and categories

Anssi Hannula anssi.hannula at iki.fi
Tue Feb 22 22:17:44 CET 2011

On 22.02.2011 14:34, Angelo Naselli wrote:
> hi,
> porting tuxpaint i've finally found the time to
> fix and old menu issue for that application.
> Some low level school teachers i know, complain
> about tuxpaint position -Education/Other menu-
> that is not very intuitive.
> Packaging it again for mageia, I've relaized that there's
> Other nowhere into source tarball and spec file. So i start looking 
> at desktop file and found that its categories are Education;Art.
> Looking at freedesktop specs[1] i've read Art is related
> to Education so tuxpaint desktop file is right.
> Removing Art -as i did at the moment using desktop-file-install-, 
> tuxpaint is correctly installed into Education menu, so i wonder if
> it is a missing specification implementation for that either in
> Mandriva or in Mageia.

The menu layouts are defined in desktop-common-data.

> Said that i believe, anyway, that tuxpaint, and tuxpaint-config as well,
> should stay into Education menu as released into cauldron at this moment.
> Cheers,
> 	Angelo
> P.S. misc i've sent upstream the tuxpaint & co. patches i imported...
> [1]http://standards.freedesktop.org/menu-spec/latest/apa.html

Anssi Hannula

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