Re: gnome-terminal

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's.

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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