Dropping osmo from the default installation ?
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Mon Jul 23 08:35:08 UTC 2012
Il 23/07/2012 09:20, 神癒礁湖 (Rafael Laguna) ha scritto:
> We can't offer the same integration as a Gnome based setup. Sylpheed
> can't handle Google / Yahoo acocunts or contacts (that's I've changed to
> Claws Mail), XPad can't sync cloud notes (Google, Evernote, Tomboy...),
> Osmo can't access Google Calendar, etc. We need mail and takeing notes,
> but all users I see happily "Lubunted" don't use Osmo.
> +1 for removing Osmo.
> 紳癒礁湖 (Rafael Laguna)
> Lubuntu Artork Team
> 2012/7/23 Jean-Pierre Vidal Piesset <jpxsat at gmail.com
> <mailto:jpxsat at gmail.com>>
> 2012/7/22 Julien Lavergne <gilir at ubuntu.com <mailto:gilir at ubuntu.com>>
> > Hi,
> > Currently, osmo is installed by default to provide more advanced
> > features for calendar and contacts. However, there is several
> > with it :
> > - It takes a huge space on the CD, because it's use the GTK2
> version of
> > webkit (and it's the only one on Lubuntu ISO to use it). I tried to
> > migrate it to GTK3 to get rid of this depend, but it's not as
> trivial as
> > I imagined.
> > - There is 0 integration with other applications (like sylpheed for
> > contacts)
> > Also, currently, most of the features are covered by xpad for notes,
> > sylpheed for the contacts, and the lxpanel applet for calendar
> > the notes by date). So, I wondered if it's enough to keep an
> > program, for a few uses cases, when we can add more languages
> support by
> > default instead.
> > I'm interested to know if people actually use osmo, and how they
> use it.
> > If no important use cases are discovered, I propose to just
> remove it by
> > default (it will be always available on the repositories).
> > Regards,
> > Julien Lavergne
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> Currently there are a couple of machines running Lubuntu at the
> office, and Osmo was inmediately removed from the system.
> The lack of integration it's what hurts the most imho. Plus, if there
> are computational problems with it, I don't see the use of keeping
> that app on the default install: I've never seen anyone using it.
> Instead may I suggest (as a very-future project) that the lxpanel
> calendar applet would be extended to work similar as Rainlendar (1)?
> 1: http://www.rainlendar.net/cms/index.php
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+1 for removing.
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