release criteria revisions

James Laska jlaska at
Mon May 9 19:38:31 UTC 2011

On Mon, 2011-05-09 at 12:26 -0700, Adam Williamson wrote:
> On Mon, 2011-05-09 at 14:22 -0400, James Laska wrote:
> > Tom's comment in another email makes me wonder if we want to keep this
> > criteria, but rephrase.  I agree with Matthias' thoughts on having items
> > show up in multiple categories.  Perhaps it can be reworded such that we
> > would capture any cases where an application is duplicated (due to a
> > broken .desktop entry).  For example, if I activate the overview and
> > type "terminal" ... if two identical entries show up matching
> > "Terminal" ... someone needs to fix their .desktop, right?
> Not actually a good example, as they're not the same thing: one is
> gnome-terminal and one is Terminal (not konsole, as Tom wrote) - the
> default Xfce terminal emulator. Launch them both and hit Help / About
> and you'll see. It would be nice to fix that particular situation
> somehow, but it's not an example for the above :)
> I do agree that may be a good way to look at it, though. Do note the
> word 'unintentionally' in the current criterion; that was put there
> specifically to allow us to except cases where the duplication is
> desired.

Yeah you got it ... my example was theoretical, not specific to any
actual current failure.

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