Re: new modules consensus

Le ven 13/08/2004 à 09:51, Murray Cumming a écrit :
> > On Thu, 2004-08-12 at 16:32, Jamie McCracken wrote:
> >> On Thu, 2004-08-12 at 16:22, Murray Cumming wrote:
> >> > >  - gnome-system-tools
> >
> > [snip]
> >
> >> I absolutely agree with you 100%. We do need it and the maintainer has
> >> bent over backwards to make it more acceptable and integrate it with
> >> distro's custom tools. If anyone has good reasons for not including it
> >> now or ever then let them say so now.
> >
> > Creating a new PPP connection still (in g-s-t 0.90 at least) requires
> > WvDial for me, although Debian has built-in PPP configuration files and
> > tools (pon/poff to bring PPP up/down, etc).  I consider this a major bug
> > for the Debian port.
> It can't create a DSL connection for me either. It's not perfect yet, but
> it doesn't have to be.
> We need to make it clear to distros that we expect them to work on one set
> of system tools [1]. GNOME publishes source code for distros to integrate
> - so by publishing this we are encouraging them to integrate it properly
> into their distros. In the best case, I expect it to be another year or so
> until a mainstream non-debian distro actually ships it instead of their
> own gizmos, but that's better than what we get otherwise. We've delayed
> enough.

I think you are dreaming if you expect distributions to throw their code
in favor of g-s-t..

Frederic Crozat <fcrozat mandrakesoft com>

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