[aur-dev] Remove category support

Gordian Edenhofer gordian.edenhofer at gmail.com
Fri Feb 27 14:23:25 UTC 2015

I support Dustin Falgout's idea. I guess it is better to not banish
categories but just rename and delete those which seem awkward and
does not conform with common standards.

On Fri, Feb 27, 2015 at 2:56 PM, Dustin Falgout <dustin at falgout.us> wrote:
>> Now that we have a patch to remove then, I guess it's time to decide if
>> we'll
>> remove them, or rename them once and for all.
>> IMHO, renaming them won't solve all of the issues. There's too many things
>> that
>> are ambiguous, but I'm willing to see a sample of suggested categories.
>> Cheers,
>> --
>> Hugo Osvaldo Barrera
>> A: Because we read from top to bottom, left to right.
>> Q: Why should I start my reply below the quoted text?
> Well, I think the natural place to start is the freedesktop.org spec. I
> think it makes sense to use all the main categories[1] and then choose a
> few child categories from the Additional Categories[2] defined by the spec.
> [1] http://standards.freedesktop.org/menu-spec/latest/apa.html
> [2] http://standards.freedesktop.org/menu-spec/latest/apas02.html
> Cheers!
> Dustin

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