Re: App menu Help/About consistency

Bastien Nocera <hadess hadess net> writes:

On Mon, 2013-11-25 at 14:56 +0002, Yosef Or Boczko wrote:
I disagree.

We need a place with the names of the developers and the
name of the app.

The name of the app is already in the top bar, and the name of the
developers for core apps is "GNOME project".

In that case we could keep the about dialog, for consistency with
non-core applications, and to show other useful information (website,
real app name, version, etc.) and use "The GNOME project" in the author
field. I still think translators deserve credit, so I would leave the
list of translators too.

If the name of totem is 'Videos' in the UI, and someone want
to visit in the web of totem, to repo bug or to contribute, he
need the about dialog to know the right name is 'totem', so
he know from where to start.

Using the problem reporting application.

Also, the about dialog is the place to five credit to the developers
and to the translators (ans also to the designers).

By that token, we should probably include everyone that works on every
bit of technology that the application relies on. That's just not

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