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Re: [opensuse-factory] Killing Group tag in .spec files

On Wednesday 2018-05-30 16:24, Matěj Cepl wrote:

Ah yeah, you remind me that I wanted to discuss with the
Haskell team if we can make the rpm Group tags better

It's déjà vu all over again. This is exactly the discussion
I have experienced couple of years on Fedora lists. Let me
enumerate the steps:

5. It’s crazy, how can I classify everything when selecting
from 1200 groups? Why is one text stream processing tool
(sed) System/Base and other (python2-html2text) is
Development/Languages/Python? Shouldn’t they both be
Productivity/File utilities, or perhaps

It's a good point. If rpm could do multiple categories
like XDG .desktop files, packages could appear in multiple
places in the YaST tree. Imagine that..

gedit.spec:Tags: editors gnome-desktop gtk
leafpad.spec:Tags: editors xfce-desktop gtk
nano.spec:Tags: editors

6. <group of volunteers works for weeks on new list of
groups, which is a way shorter>

Or perhaps _fixed_ groups should be abandoned altogether.
works and not too bad. People make their own tags there. One just needs to
clean up obvious duplicates ("editor" vs "editors" or something) every now and
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