Re: Proposed: evolution

can you actually find any Ximian Evolution or Novell Evolution strings
anywhere in your evolution? cuz I can't :-)


On Wed, 2004-07-21 at 14:14 -0400, Bryan Clark wrote:
> On Mon, 2004-07-19 at 19:58 +1000, Jeff Waugh wrote:
> > (This is a thread-starter for the final module discussion before the release
> > team reports back with a summary and proposal, which will aim to represent
> > the consensus of the community. Please be kind to authors, and start totally
> > new threads if there's a reason to shift off-topic.)
> > 
> > Description:
> > 
> >   Evolution is an integrated mail, addressbook and calendaring application
> >   for GNOME. It brings in a number of dependencies: evolution-data-server,
> >   gal, gtkhtml and libsoup.
> One issue I'd like to bring up is the Evolution branding.
> If Evolution were to be accepted into GNOME the upstream version would
> be required to rename itself to more generic functional names and lose
> any branding.  So, Evolution would no longer be called "Ximian
> Evolution" but would change to be something like "Email".  Not just
> the .desktop files, but also the window title would have to comply with
> this "rebranding", I'm sure the docs would have to change as well.
> Obviously the binary name and/or the source code file names don't have
> to change, but the user visible aspects need to.  Distributions such as
> Ximian desktop could then patch those pieces to brand however they like
> (weird, i know). 
> So I guess the question is, is Evolution willing to lose the brand name
> and become the GNOME brand Email and Calendaring app?  As all other
> GNOME applications are expected to do this same thing.
> Cheers,
> ~ Bryan
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Jeffrey Stedfast
Evolution Hacker - Novell, Inc.
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