Re: Proposed: gnome-system-tools

A Qua, 2004-07-21 às 02:20, Eugenia Loli-Queru escreveu:
> >While g-s-t might be good technology,
> >its not clear that it offers a better user experience than what the
> >distros offer.
> Please note that not everyone uses Red Hat. I use Slackware or Debian most
> of the time and I welcome g-s-t because the default ISOs have no such gui
> tools. Other distros don't either (e.g. gentoo and many others).
> You could argue that "the distro vendors should decide to include g-s-t or
> not", but the reality is, it is very difficult to get the distro makers
> actually include non-official and not-well-known apps on the default
> distribution, even if you, as a user, know that they are needed. I know
> personally with Slackware, Patrick is not an easy person to deal with when
> asking to add a new app in the distro (subversion, fam, rhythmbox was out of
> the question for him too ;-). However, he would have no problem including
> those if g-s-t was part of the Gnome official desktop (hint for novell: same
> thing about Evolution, from what Pat told me a few months ago ;-). It seems
> that distributors feel "safer" when something comes along an official gnome
> release rather than stand-alone.

  I think you are assuming too much.

  How do you explain then that GnomeMeeting is part of Gnome but not
included in Slackware 10.0?


Gustavo João Alves Marques Carneiro
<gjc inescporto pt> <gustavo users sourceforge net>
The universe is always one step beyond logic.

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