[linux-elitists] Re: GNOME > you

Jim Richardson warlock@eskimo.com
Sat Jan 3 21:48:55 PST 2004


On Sun, Jan 04, 2004 at 04:36:52PM +1100, Jeff Waugh wrote:
><quote who="Jim Richardson">
>
>> > > It wasn't just linking to a library, it was hanging, looking for a
>> > > machine that wasn't there, and wasn't going to be there any time soon.
>> > > That was broken. 
>> >
>> > That sounds like a bug, not a reason to lose the dependency on
>> > libgnomeprint
>> 
>> A bug? I'll say.
>
>Um, it's not like I said we'd never have bugs. These kinds of things ought
>to be reported so they can be fixed. I'm not sure what else you'd expect.
>
>> libgnomeprint is an example, if the guys who write the software say it's
>> needed, then it's needed. The point being, that I use my machine in
>> differing ways, and if the system insists that I only use it in a specific
>> way, then I will probably have "issues".
>
>What did libgnomeprint insist that you do in a specific way? Is there a lack
>of functionality there that should be addressed? Sounds like this is more of
>a bug/feature problem than anything to do with usability. Our printing stack
>is not top-notch at all right now.

I allready wrote about the printing issue in question. I can repeat it
if you want. 


-- 
Jim Richardson     http://www.eskimo.com/~warlock
"Hacking's just another word for nothing left to kludge." - Anon.
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