Re: RFC: hiding the new timezone feature in the clock applet for 2.20
- From: Calvin Gaisford <cgaisford novell com>
- To: desktop-devel-list gnome org
- Subject: Re: RFC: hiding the new timezone feature in the clock applet for 2.20
- Date: Tue, 11 Sep 2007 16:03:45 -0600
On Aug 27, 2007, at 5:26 AM, Vincent Untz wrote:
Le lundi 20 août 2007, à 13:02 -0400, Ray Strode a écrit :
Since I didn't have time to fix a few things for the clock applet
2.20, and I don't think anybody did it either, I think this
not ready to be used by all our users for 2.20: the UI is clearly
from being optimal, and it's also a bit slow for reasons I've not
I'd like to remove the UI bits from the clock pref dialog that
user enable this feature. People could still enable it via a
Seems reasonable enough. After that, maybe we can get Novell's
prettier map/clock graphics integrated into it?
It might make sense, yes.
I would have loved to know about Novell's version before I rewrote
the entire patch that was sitting in bugzilla for quite some time to
make it sane. This was a significant work. I learnt about Novell's
version too late and I wouldn't say it was a nice surprise for me.
May I request that such changes made for a distribution are at least
made known to upstream?
(and this is not just about Novell, really)
Not having seen this, I had a conversation with Vincent and we agreed
the best way to get Novell's International Clock upstream is to merge
it in with the current clock applet. I recently became the
maintainer of Novell's clock so I'll be working on getting the UI
moved on top of the the current clock applet post 2.20.
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