On Fri, Jan 08, 2010 at 04:20:14PM +0100, Andreas Marschke wrote:
> Am Freitag 08 Januar 2010 14:46:16 schrieb Bill Allombert:
> > Package: vlc
> > Version: 1.0.4-2
> > Severity: normal
> > 
> > Hello Debian multimedia packages maintainers,
> > 
> > The file /usr/share/menu/vlc reads
> > ?package(vlc):command="/usr/bin/qvlc" hotkey="V" needs="X11" \
> >               section="Applications/Viewers" title="VLC media player" \
> >               icon="/usr/share/vlc/vlc.xpm" hints="Video"
> > 
> > The new Debian menu subpolicy [1] states that Viewers is for non video
> >  players. Video players should be in "Applications/Video" instead
> > 
> > [1] http://www.debian.org/doc/packaging-manuals/menu-policy/ch2.html#s2.1
> > 
> > Cheers,
> > 
> >
> Hi,
> 
> VLC is working fine with audio as well so wouldn't it be 
> Applications/Multimedia?

Applications/Multimedia does not exist, see the menu subpolicy.
About any applications that can deal with video can deal with audio since 
most video have a sound component, so "Multimedia" is meaningless.
There is nothing that prevent a package to provide two menu entries, one
in Applications/Video and one in Applications/Sounds (maybe even with 
differents settings) if the package is "known" as a sound-only player,
but this is not the case for vlc.

Cheers,
Bill.



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