- From: John Fleck <jfleck inkstain net>
- To: Trevor Curtis <tcurtis somaradio ca>
- Cc: Michael Soulier <msoulier nortelnetworks com>, gnome-doc-list gnome org
- Subject: Re: gnome-terminal
- Date: 15 Dec 2001 00:36:26 -0700
On Fri, 2001-12-14 at 22:36, Trevor Curtis wrote:
> > Also, most people are used to customizing their X apps through an
> > .Xdefaults file and using xrdb. Please include information on how to
> > configure the application with a text editor, as all Unix applications
> > should need nothing more. Also, manpages would be nice, as I may not
> > want to use your terminal in your environment. Choice is important.
> I've tried to do this myself and had problems. Turns out that there aren't
> any GNOME apps that use Xrdb. I don't believe there are any plans to change
> this in the future.
> As for the man pages, this was brought up before, and there was a valid
> reason for not doing (which of course I can't seem to recall now). Does any one
> remember why? It might have something to do with the fact that most GNOME apps
> are GUI-type apps, and as a result really need GUI-based docs as opposed to
Man pages are one of those "patches accepted" kind of things. If
someone's interested enough to provide them, we're happy to include
them. We've done that on a number of occasions. We don't object to man
pages in principal. We're just real busy.
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