[aur-general] packages without category

Ofir Balas numerical at gmail.com
Tue Jul 30 14:15:42 EDT 2013

The only really interesting category imo is the games one. And even that is
mostly pointless. Who really searches the AUR by category after all.
On Jul 30, 2013 7:01 PM, "Daniel Micay" <danielmicay at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Tue, Jul 30, 2013 at 1:56 PM, Rob Til Freedmen
> <rob.til.freedman at gmail.com> wrote:
> > There are still >1000 packages without 'Category'
> > - apparently not a hot topic.
> >
> > Maybe we add another line to Statistics on the AUR front page just to
> > let users know of packages not found by the package search function
> > - unless searched by using 'Category=All', clicked on 'Category' and
> > reading all entries with 'Category=none' to look for possible search
> > targets.
> To be honest I find those categories pretty pointless, because they're
> vague (system, lib, x11, ...) and not used for the packages in the
> official repositories. As soon as a package moves to [community] or
> [extra], the category is gone.

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