On Tue, Aug 19, 2014 at 9:51 PM, Elad Alfassa <elad(a)fedoraproject.org> wrote:
Since apparently we can't remove anything from default without having a
"policy", and we can't ask packagers to fix their software either, I have
write this message.
Apparently, not including a package by default is seen as "punishment". So,
instead of doing actual work on bugfixing or debugging Fedora 21, or working
on our website so it'll be ready for release time, I have to write this
email message. I assumed the whole idea of Fedora.Next was to reduce
bureaucracy and making sure we ship a high quality product. Apparently, I
was wrong, and the point of Fedora.next seems to be *increasing* bureaucracy
and having to discuss and write a policy for every one line commit we do.
If you are out of the loop of the recent events, look at this bug:
Now, enough bitter sarcasm, here is my draft:
In the following policy, I differentiate between "app launcher" and
An "app launcher" is a desktop file+icon that is shown in the application
view, clicking on it would launch the app.
An "app" is an application as defined by the GNOME 3 HIG (link TBD when HIG
As always in policies, mandatory items are marked with the words "must" and
"must not", the rest is nice-to-have.
App launchers in Fedora workstation *must*:
* Have a unique 64x64 launcher icon (the same icon MUST NOT be used for one
64x64 is too small for high dpi screens (its the same as 32x32 for non
hidpi screen) if "64x64" is your aim ask for 128x128.