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Old 07-22-2010, 10:53 AM
Chip Parker
 
Default rfc: amateur radio applications should not be in media-radio

On Wed, Jul 14, 2010 at 6:43 PM, Steve Dibb <beandog@gentoo.org> wrote:
> On 07/14/2010 05:27 PM, Paul Arthur wrote:
>>
>> On 2010-07-14, William Hubbs<williamh@gentoo.org> *wrote:
>>
>>> On Wed, Jul 14, 2010 at 08:48:25PM +0200, Thomas Beierlein wrote:
>>>
>>>> On Wed, 14 Jul 2010 12:27:47 -0500 William Hubbs
>>>> <williamh@gentoo.org> *wrote: =20
>>>>
>>>>> All, =20 I have recently noticed that our amateur radio
>>>>> applications are in the category media-radio. =20 Amateur Radio
>>>>> is not considered part of the media, so I would like to propose
>>>>> renaming this category to app-hamradio, or possibly moving the
>>>>> amateur radio applications to app-hamradio if there are things in
>>>>> media-radio which are not amateur radio related. =20
>>>>
>>>> I like the idea very much. But I am an radio amateur and therefore
>>>> I am a little bit biased . I was always confused to find them in
>>>> media-radio. If we do the move please count on me.
>>>
>>> I am an amateur radio operator as well, and that is why putting the
>>> ham radio apps in"media-radio" bothers me. Ham radio is not part
>>> of the media.
>>
>> But it is a medium. *media-* has nothing to do with "the media"; I
>> really don't see any point to this proposed change..
>>
>
> I say go for it. *media-radio should be for V4L2 apps, mostly, that use it.
> *The remaining two can either go into media-tv or app-misc or some other
> fitting category.
>
> Steve
>
>

Nope, v4l/v4l2 goes in media-tv, fm-radio applications seem to live in
media-sound (except media-radio/{fmio,radiotray}, which look
miscategorized).
 

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