Re: Some proposed package removals and additions
- From: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs eazel com>
- To: Alan Cox <alan redhat com>
- Cc: galt gothpoodle com (Matthew Berg),hp redhat com (Havoc Pennington), dcm redhat com (David C. Mason),gnome-1 4-list gnome org, gnome-hackers gnome org,gnome-devel-list gnome org
- Subject: Re: Some proposed package removals and additions
- Date: 28 Aug 2000 14:51:07 -0700
Alan Cox <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> > And just because GtkHTML itself is a widget shouldn't necessarily rule out
> > the idea of building a browser utilizing it, as Encompass does.
> It doesnt have to be about gtkhtml being the wonder widget. Its about choice and
> making use of the component model. Its aboput saying
> 'THis is gtkhtml - good for smaller hosts, this is embedded mozilla which does
> full 4.0 standards compliant dom, css, etc etc'.
> The whole point of a pluggable component module to an end user is controlling
> their environment. Picking gtkhtml on a small box is a glorified version of
> choosing a blue background or vi as an editor.
We have both available as Nautilus components right now. Eazel has not
really maintained the gtkhtml one, since maintaining one web component
is enough work, but if we decide to drop it totally we wouldn't mind
someone else breaking it out into a separate package.
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