Re: KDE/Gnome : suggestion for easy peace pipe

On Sat, Oct 21, 2000 at 04:10:11AM +1100, David T. Bath wrote:
> Hi all,
> While we are discussing KDE/Gnome peace talks, I tried to think
> of a suitably non-religious, relatively easy way to get some
> "points on the board" for KDE and Gnome, showing the user communities
> (whether they lean one way, the other, are ambidextrous, or are
> trogs wanting both KDE and Gnome to fail) that there is progress.
> Consider the KDE and Gnome documentation tools:
> 	Both look at man pages
> 	Both look at info pages
> 	Both look at their "own" specific format.
> Wouldn't it be nice if the gnome-help-browser could search and
> display KDE documentation, and vice-versa?

Actually there is some work in this direction - there is a discussion
of common "metadata" information used by GNOME, KDE, LDP,
etc. documentation so that a help browser can search and display all
of these documents. Dan Mueth can tell you more.


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