Re: Minutes of Gnome 2 release team meeting (late): 2002-05-17

On 28 May 2002, Mikael Hallendal wrote:
> Heh, if all of this has to be done something is wrong (you also have to care
> about the fact that the user might very well have the xmlcatalog file in
> his $HOME). So just checking /etc/xml/catalog will not be enough.
> Since we _DO_ depend on a specific version of the xsl stylesheets I see
> nothing wrong in shipping them with Yelp and _not_ have the user care
> about executing all those two commands (which will make absolutely zero
> sense to most users).
> Instead they will just have a working help system, without having to
> bother at all.
> At least that is my idea of user friendly. I mean, why should the help
> system be the part that the user has to get there hands dirty to set up,
> then we are very far from the usability track we are aiming at.

Please do it so. IMO it's the only approach which makes sense in this
whole thread. I've never got a working help on my system so far, but a
helpsystem should just work out of the box regardless of the distribution
the user has installed.



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