Re: no external panels for gnome-control-center [was Re: GNOME Feature Proposal: Backup]
- From: Bastien Nocera <hadess hadess net>
- To: Ted Gould <ted gould cx>
- Cc: Desktop Hackers <desktop-devel-list gnome org>
- Subject: Re: no external panels for gnome-control-center [was Re: GNOME Feature Proposal: Backup]
- Date: Thu, 12 May 2011 15:11:39 +0100
On Thu, 2011-05-12 at 09:37 +0200, Ted Gould wrote:
> On Wed, 2011-05-11 at 02:15 +0200, Luca Ferretti wrote:
> > Il giorno mar, 10/05/2011 alle 20.51 +0100, Bastien Nocera ha scritto:
> > >> http://live.gnome.org/DejaDup/Screenshots/Future for screenshots.
> > >> Déjà Dup 19.1, which includes those changes, is already in Fedora
> > >> Rawhide and will be in Ubuntu Oneiric once we land the GNOME 3
> > control
> > >> center.
> > >
> > > That won't work for long. Once we've move the Bluetooth panel directly
> > > in the control-center, we'll be removing the external API from the
> > > control-center. It was only added for gnome-bluetooth, and will be
> > > removed then as well.
> Could someone please articulate the GNOME position for downstream
> distributors of GNOME technologies? It seems to me the previous
> position was to use the extension points instead of doing vendor
> patches. Yet, without extension points it seems that vendor patches are
> the only solution there.
For the gnome-control-center, if it's worth having, it should be worth
having upstream, and in gnome-control-center directly.
If it's not something that's worth having upstream, then you should
probably look at integrating it elsewhere, ie. in a separate
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