Re: ximian gnome2

On Sun, 2002-07-21 at 17:03, josh lucas wrote:
> On Sun, 2002-07-21 at 14:57, Farrell Farahbod wrote:
> > i have a couple questions:
> > 
> > 1. anyone know when they plan to add gnome2 to their regular (stable)
> > gnome channel? i think i remember a couple weeks ago hearing that gnome2
> > is now official, and considered stable.
> The general answer to this has been that Ximian will release it when it
> is ready.  I believe someone at Ximian said that for each time this
> question was asked, an additional week would be added..  :)
> > 
> > 2. About a week ago i used red-carpet to update my system, as i do
> > daily. for some reason after that particular day's updates, my
> > gnome-terminal and gnome menu were messed up. The gnome-terminal program
> > wont let me change the font, and when i type things, the text looks a
> > little wrong....and extreamly wrong when i use my up&down arrow keys to
> > see previously typed commands... im not sure if my decsription is
> > adaquit, so here are two screenshots:
> > 
> >    1-a typed in command, "gnomecc" in this case
> > 
> >
> > 
> >    2-command typed in, then used arrow key several times to view past
> > commands
> > 
> >
> > 
> > ^^^^^^ at the time i took the screenshot, the current command was
> > gmplayer, the other characters are chunks of the older commands.
> > 
> > the text doesnt look bad in any of my other gnome im stumpped.
> > and as for my gnome menu, after i ran red-carpet that day, it removed
> > all the the contents of my "desktop preferences" menu, removed all but
> > two apps from my "accessories" menu, and all the items in my "Others"
> > menu. however the apps they linked to are still on my system. again, im
> > stumpped.
> > 
> > hint: to make the text appear correctly, i have to drag the terminal
> > below my task bar, or way to the left or right, and then bring it back
> > into visable space to see correctly rendered text. maybe it's a bug with
> > the gnome2 font renderer? i'd check bugzilla for bugreports on it, but i
> > dont know what program to report it is... gnome2, g-term, xsft, ???
> A quick glance at the gnome-2-snapshots mailing list archives would give
> the answer...

o, i wasn't aware of that list. but it mentions that it will most likely
cause breakages...but wouldn't they be fixed by now? have they just not
been fixed yet, or do i need to download an additional package....what?

> You could also read the majority of mails after this one with folks
> talking about problems similar to yours..
> > 
> > 3. why isn't their a link to 'gnomecc' in the gnome menu. i realize that
> > you guys seemed to prefer adding a link to each section in the control
> > panel to the gnome menu, but i think gnomecc is great, and offers people
> > who prefer that kind of interface a great choice. maybe you guys could
> > put a link to gnomecc at the bottom or top of the "desktop prefs." menu?
> > 
> > also, my gnomecc has only two main sections... "main" and "advanced".
> > although i think i recall someone having another section in their
> > gnomecc screenshot. are their plugins for gnomecc or something?
> > 
> > 4. i JUST realized that evolution saves mail be written, until it's
> > sent---presumably in case their pc freezes...which mine jsut did while i
> > was writing this. after i whined, and pissed, and moaned for a minute, i
> > was gonna retype this letter, but then after clicking on "new" it told
> > me it had a saved version of my i told it to recover it.
> > shouldnt you guys also put it in the drafts folder, so it's more obvious
> > that you auto-saved my message? that, or maybe have evo. tell me about
> > my saved message right after it starts up?
> > 
> This would be better if it was sent to the Evolution mailing list,
> evolution ximian com 
> josh
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Farrell Farahbod <upgrdman mindspring com>

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